How Zebrafish Help Us Understand Sleep with Philippe Mourrain (Part 1)

Premiere DateJul 18, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:46 Philippe Mourrain Preface
01:28 Motivations to Understand Vertebrate Sleep
03:46 Sleep 450 Million Years in the Making
07:00 Necessity of Animal Models
11:15 Outro
11:49 No Control Alex Little and The Suspicious Minds
15:54 Finish

Philippe Mourrain joins the show to discuss his recently published study exploring the similarities of sleep across vertebrate species.

Click here to learn more about the study.

Philippe Mourrain is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine. Click here to learn more about the Mourrain Lab.


Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…