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Rebecca Skloot

Publicity photograph of Rebecca SklootRebecca Skloot is an award-winning science writer whose articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine; O, The Oprah Magazine; Discover; Columbia Journalism Review; and elsewhere. She is a contributing editor for Popular Science magazine and has also been a correspondent for NPR and PBS. A former vice president of the National Book Critics Circle, she is on the faculty at the University of Memphis, where she teaches creative nonfiction, and she blogs at Culture Dish, hosted by Seed Magazine’s science blogs.

Skloot has an undergraduate degree in biomedical science from Colorado State University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh. She lives in Memphis, Tennessee. Her website is

Frank Bryant Jr., M.D. Memorial Lecture

On October 15, 2010 Rebecca Skloot will be the featured speaker at the Frank Bryant Jr., M.D. Memorial Lecture, hosted by the UT Health Science Center’s Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics.

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