Derek Lowe, an Arkansan by birth, got his BA from Hendrix College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Duke before spending time in Germany on a Humboldt Fellowship on his post-doc. He's worked for several major pharmaceutical companies since 1989 on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, osteoporosis and other diseases.
To contact Derek email him directly: firstname.lastname@example.org
I wanted to let everyone know that posting is going to be scanty around here for the rest of the week and into the first part of next. Any gigantic events that may happen I'll try to cover, but otherwise I'll be fairly scarce. . .