Jim Maher

Biochemist and Molecular Biologist

Rochester, MN

Jim Maher, 55, has been a scientist at Mayo Clinic since 1995, where he is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and is dean of Mayo Graduate School, the PhD training program of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Maher received his BS and PhD degrees in molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He did postdoctoral research training at the California Institute of Technology. Maher is married with two grown daughters. He is also particularly fond of his house rabbit, Kyle. Maher blogs about life, science, and faith at jim-maher.blogspot.com.

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