|B.S. Physics, U.C. Berkeley||1984-1989||Because physics is really cool.|
|Engineer, IBM Corp. New York||1989-1991||I researched laser ablation technologies for chip manufacturing.|
|Ph.D. Biophysics, U.C. Davis||1991-1997||
I started off in the Physics program, but then met a graduate student who was working at the synchrotron. I was sucked into the world of synchrotron biosciences and never looked back.
PhD Advisor: Stephen P. Cramer.
|Post-doctorate, Einstein College, New York||1997-2001||
Using the NSLS synchrotron to study RNA folding and helping further develop X-ray Hydroxyl Radical Footprinting.
Post-Doc Advisor: Mark R. Chance
|Took some time off to write.||2001||Everyone should be so lucky. I also attended the Clarion writing workshop.|
|Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory||2001-present||I managed the Howard Hughes crystallography beamlines, and was Operations Manager for the Berkeley Center for Structural Biology.|
|Head, Berkeley Center for Structural Biology||2012-present||We manage five state-of-the-art crystallography beamlines and outstanding service for crystallographers around the world. I am proud to be leading this organization.|
|Volunteer Mentor for Technovation Challenge||This is a great program for high-school girls, teaching them that they can be entrepreneurs and leaders in technology.|
|Editor-at-Large, The Internet Review of Science Fiction||Did this for a few years, but unfortunately IROSF is now gone|
|Managing Director, Speculative Literature Foundation||The SLF helps writers of SF/F, mostly by giving grants|
|Second Draft, a Bay Area writing critique group||If you write speculative fiction, you live in the Bay Area, and are looking for a writing group, contact me.|
|Cuong Nhu||I'm a black belt!|