Forging a New Path
Author : Yung S. Lie, Ph.D.
When I look back and count the years, I am shocked to realize that I’ve been in science for almost 18 years – since my first job in a lab during sophomore year of college. That’s almost half of my entire life! In reality, my love of science started well before then. As a child, I was always fascinated by nature. I loved to collect flowers and plants, as well as the insects that were on them. Much to my mother’s dismay, I kept jars filled with caterpillars, grasshoppers, worms and slugs. I also had a large collection of feathers, butterfly