University of Kentucky alumni Debdas Mukerjee graduated in 1962 with his Ph.D. in genetics. After UK, Mukerjee contributed his expertise to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center before his career finally carried him to the Environmental Protection Agency where he was a Senior Environmental Health Scientist for the United States.
Jeramiah Smith is a professor and researcher in the Department of Biology. Smith's research focuses on gene rearragnement, with a specific focus on the genes of Lamprey, a species of aquatic vertebrate. In this podcast, Smith explains why Lamprey DNA is important to humans and where his research is headed.
This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.
During fall 2010, a panel of A&S alumni described how the University of Kentucky prepared them for their careers.
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