Misha Angrist is Editor-in-Chief of Genome, Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke’s Social Science Research Institute and a Senior Fellow in its Initiative for Science & Society.
In late 2005, while at home on Christmas break, Duke University freshman Josh Sommer started getting headaches. Really, he says, it felt more like one…Continue Reading »
Why did you choose to examine African-Americans’ approach to genetic ancestry in The Social Life of DNA? Given the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, given the history…Continue Reading »
My first job out of college was working the night shift at a residential academic program for adolescents with “severe developmental disabilities” (almost all were…Continue Reading »
Five lawyers walk into a newsroom. The good news is that this is not the start of the sort of cringe-inducing joke of which I…Continue Reading »
Martin Shkreli, the “Most Hated Man in America,” is the pariah who keeps on giving. In case you’ve been on Tatooine for the last several…Continue Reading »
When I was a human genetics graduate student in the 1990s, we would occasionally extract our own DNA and use it as control samples in…Continue Reading »