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Kiki Sanford
Attended UC Davis
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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scientific interpreter
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Science communication and translation, hosting and presenting, emceeing, script writing, radio and television production, voice over work, axe kicks...
Employment
  • Freelance Science Presenter, 2012 - present
    I want to help you tell the world about your science.
  • TWiT.tv
    Producer/Host, 2009 - 2012
  • Science Channel
    Contributer, 2009 - 2010
  • University of California
  • WNBC
    Producer
  • Revision3
    Host
  • Pixelcorps
    Producer/Host
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San Francisco, CA
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Linden, CA - Davis, CA - NYC
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4104 24th St. #762, San Francisco, CA 94114
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Dr. Kiki to everyone except Google+. I bring the science.
Introduction

Kirsten Sanford, PhD (a.k.a. Dr. Kiki) is dedicated to making science a part of everyone’s lives.

Dr. Kiki holds a B.S. in Conservation Biology and a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology from U.C. Davis, and is a specialist in learning and memory. She is also the founder and host of the popular This Week in Science radio show, a weekly program broadcast from U.C. Davis and avidly followed by thousands of fans worldwide.

In 2005, Dr. Kiki was awarded the American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media Science & Engineering. Following the fellowship, she worked as a television news producer at WNBC in New York City with noted health and science reporter Dr. Max Gomez.

In late 2007 and early 2008, Dr. Kiki expanded her communications work into online video, starring in both On Networks successful series Food Science and Revision3's variety show PopSiren. She also appeared regularly on Revision3’s Systm, and hosted several episodes of MacBreak during the PixelCorp’s coverage of the 2008 and 2009 MacWorld conference. 

Additionally, Dr. Kiki hosted Potential Energy and Green Tech Today, podcasts about alternative energy concerns and solutions, and was a regular guest on both This Week in Media and This Week in Tech. She contributes to Skepticblog.org and to her own blog, The Bird's Brain.

Dr. Kiki's Science Hour, an acclaimed science interview program on noted technology pundit, Leo Laporte's TWiT.tv, ran from 2010-2012.

Dr. Kiki’s new media efforts initiated her entry into television in 2008. She co-hosted the pilot for a skeptical reality TV show called The Skeptologists. She was also reporter-at-large for the Science Channel and a contributor to their show, Brink, and has appeared on CBS’s The Doctors.

In 2013, Dr. Kiki hosted programs for Google and the Google Science Fair involving noted scientists and political activists.

She has also written for Scientific American and Discover.com.

In her spare time, Dr. Kiki has dabbled in sailing, gymnastics, martial arts, hula hooping, and yoga. She enjoys bird-watching, cooking, reading fiction novels, watching movies, dancing to loud music, and a nice glass of red wine… not necessarily in that order or at the same time.

 

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Science brained, TWIS creator, Tae Kwon Do black belt, Mom.
Education
  • UC Davis
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Dr. Kiki, Kirsten Sanford
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It's almost time to celebrate!!!
 
Yuri's Night is April 12.  Come on.  It's when we first stood up and (briefly-tentatively) left the Earth. Celebrate.

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We are mid-show! Join us!
 
I know there are so many other things on right now, but really it is time for This Week in Science. Join us! http://twis.org/live
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Do you need some science for your weekend?

Check out the latest episode of TWIS!

And, subscribe to our YouTube channel!
 
Science for your afternoon! Space politics, sensitive spiders, and skinny monkeys? Watch it all here: This Week in Science (TWIS) - Episode 458
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hi are you
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We are on! Join us now...
 
It's just about time for TWIS! This Week in Science is up as soon as @jacksonfly joins us! http://twis.org/live
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Smart App Moms

I've got a new show! It's an app review show to help adults make smart choices about the apps they let their kids use.

Let me know what you think! Do you have a suggestion for an app review, a way we can improve the show, or just a comment to share?

And, subscribe to the channel... we have more episodes on the way! Don't miss a single review!
Smart App Moms helps you make good choices
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Smart App Moms

It's my new show! Check out Episode 2. We look at Pocket Frogs, a digital pet game for kids and adults.

http://youtu.be/f3Sa2QYwRs8
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This is awesome! "Watch This Charger Fully Juice A Smartphone In 30 Seconds"
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Smart App Moms review apps for you!

Wondering which apps are best for your kids? Let me review them for you.

Along with Stef Tousignant, child development expert and nanny, I'll explore the age appropriateness of Android and iOS apps and how they affect kids.

Subscribe to our playlist on YouTube so that you don't miss an episode.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbc7VkTvOx6cGTet7aZWhn5SFuPGWTFyh
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heIlo nice to meet you

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Smart App Moms - Episode 1

I have a new show for geeky parents!

Watch, share, and tell me what you think.

Helicopter Taxi: http://youtu.be/Bnn119E5eEQ
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