Got that grant hamster wheel feeling?

March 30, 2015 Paul Knoepfler 3

Work in academia and on grants? Then you might have been getting that grant Möbius strip, hamster wheel, Groundhog Day kind of feeling… The funding rate for the key so-called “R01” NIH laboratory biomedical grant has never been lower. In the long […]

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Genetically Modified Humans Now Inevitable?

March 29, 2015 Paul Knoepfler 2

Discussion of concerns over heritable human genetic modification has spiked in 2015. This dialogue is a good thing, but is it in a sense too late? Are genetically modified (GM) people a foregone conclusion? Rumors are swirling that upwards of four […]