• A Courageous Mind, and a Research Career in the Making

    14 days ago - By Discovery's Edge

    As he graduates from Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, a new scientist looks back on his journey.
    Lee Peyton, Ph.D., wanted to become a scientist since he was a kid watching Bill Nye the Science Guy conduct experiments on TV. But when he first set foot on a Mayo Clinic campus, fresh from graduating college with a microbiology degree, Dr. Peyton had no vision of the type of research career he wanted. He'd enjoyed organic chemistry as an undergrad and had even participated in synthesizing a water-soluble anti-fungal medication as a potential treatment for livestock. But...
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