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Peter Schattner is an award-winning scientist, educator and writer who has worked in a variety of scientific fields ranging from molecular biology to theoretical physics.


He received his Ph.D. from M.I.T. under Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg and has held research and teaching positions at leading scientific institutions including the University of California and Stanford Research Institute. He is the author of many scientific articles and reviews as well as the Cambridge University Press textbook Genomes, Browsers and Databases and the popular science book Sex, Love and DNA.

His scientific honors include an American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Technical Innovation Award and a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship. He has also received numerous science-writing awards for Sex, Love and DNA.

He can be reached via the Contact Page.

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