Catalyst: Racing against infectious diseases

“Catalyst” follows ASU professor and microbiologist Cheryl Nickerson as she seeks to find cures for remaining strands of infectious diseases.

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Cheryl Nickerson, professor, Biodesign Center for Immunotherapy, Vaccines and Virotherapy

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In Concert at the Hollywood Bowl “Hecho en Mexico”

Before becoming part of the U.S., Los Angeles was a Mexican city. This episode pays tribute to the city’s roots and features beloved Mexican and Mexican American artists performing with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil. Tune in to watch Rodrigo y Gabriela, Natalia Lafourcade and La Santa Cecilia, plus Los Ángeles Azules performing with YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and Paolo Bortolameolli.

NOVA “Forgotten Genius”

NOVA presents the remarkable life story of Percy Julian — not only one of the great African-American scientists of the 20th century, but an industrialist, self-made millionaire, humanitarian and civil rights pioneer.

Prime Afternoons come to Arizona PBS

Miss a show in the evening? Catch up on Prime Afternoons running from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. every weekday beginning Monday, Jan. 4th. Watch your favorite dramas, Antiques Roadshow, Nature and NOVA!