An Interview with Manuel F. Va...

Nov 25, 2020 by

“This was clearly a mutant and destined to become the most famous insect in scientific history.” —Ian Shine and Sylvia Wrobel “There...

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An interview with Manuel Varel...

Nov 23, 2020 by

“…the most beautiful experiment in biology.” —John Cairns Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) Matthew Meselson was born in Denver, Colorado,...

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An Interview with Manuel and A...

Nov 21, 2020 by

Barbara McClintock Michael Shaughnessy “Over the many years, I truly enjoyed not being required to defend my interpretations. I could...

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An Interview with Mark Dal Por...

Nov 20, 2020 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) Professor Dal Porto, first of all, what are you currently doing in this pandemic? How are you coping and...

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An Interview with Manuel and A...

Nov 17, 2020 by

1) Salvador Luria—Born in Turin, Italy—how did he make his way to the U.S., and where did he first begin his studies? Dr. Salvador...

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An Interview with Manuel Varel...

Nov 12, 2020 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) Susan Lindquist—When was she born, where was she born, and what about her early formative years? ...

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An Interview with Ann and Manu...

Nov 9, 2020 by

Joshua Lederberg Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) Joshua Lederberg was born in Montclair, New Jersey—but it did not take his family and him...

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From Wahoo, Nebraska to the No...

Nov 4, 2020 by

In this series of interviews about Molecular Biologists, Manuel Varela and Ann Varela discuss George Beadle and his many...

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Max Delbrück: Pioneer of Molec...

Nov 3, 2020 by

Max Delbrück Michael F. Shaughnesssy 1) Max Delbrück is a name that needs no introduction to scientists in the field of molecular...

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An Interview with Ulrich Boser...

Oct 27, 2020 by

Ulrich Boser Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) First of all, can you tell us about yourself- your education and experience? I became...

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Stanley Norman Cohen and His C...

Oct 24, 2020 by

Stanley Norman Cohen Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) Born in New Jersey and on to greatness—When was Stanley Cohen born, and where did he...

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An Interview with Louis Markos...

Oct 21, 2020 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy Professor Markos, you have just finished yet another book about myths and mythology- first what got you...

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An Interview with Mark Bauerle...

Oct 18, 2020 by

Mark Bauerlein Michael F. Shaughnessy – Mark, you recently co-authored a piece in the City Journal about the NAEP and their new...

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An Interview with Manuel Varel...

Oct 17, 2020 by

Michael F. Shaughnessy Erwin Chargaff had a kind of tumultuous early childhood—Where was he born, and what happened? Prof. Erwin...

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An Interview with Matine Khali...

Oct 15, 2020 by

By Michael F. Shaughnessy 1) First of all, please tell our readers a bit about yourself, your education and experience? Hello! My...

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Herbert Boyer: Who was he, and...

Oct 11, 2020 by

Herbert Boyer Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) Herb Boyer—born in Derry, Pennsylvania (not Maine), apparently played football and...

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An Interview with Ann Varela a...

Oct 11, 2020 by

Sydney Brenner Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) Sydney Brenner was born around 1927—in South Africa—what do we know about his early...

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An Interview with Don M. Winn:...

Oct 5, 2020 by

Don M. Winn Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) Don,I understand that you are doing a blog on the use of comics to help struggling...

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An Interview with Professor Do...

Oct 5, 2020 by

Commentary and Interview: As we approach the end of September, we have tried to honor all those who died 19 years ago on 9/11....

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An Interview with Ann and Manu...

Oct 2, 2020 by

Dr. Paul Berg Michael F. Shaughnessy – 1) Paul Berg—a key figure in genetics and recombinant DNA—where was he born, and where...

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