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Carlos S. Moreno, Ph.D.
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Carlos S. Moreno, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Biomedical Informatics at Emory University, where he is a member of the Winship Cancer Institute. Dr. Moreno obtained his B.S. and M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, and worked for NASA before he earned his Ph. D. in Genetics and Molecular Biology from Emory University in 1998. His research focuses on cancer bioinformatics, cancer biology and cancer genomics, with a focus on prostate, brain, ovaria, and breast cancers. He is a Public Voices Fellow with the Op-Ed Project.

Entries by Carlos S. Moreno, Ph.D.

Stop Giving Mass Shooters the Celebrity They Crave

(2) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 11:30 AM

First there was Columbine, then Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook, then there was Fort Hood followed by Chattanooga, and then there was Aurora, CO followed by Lafayette, LA. The pattern of copycat mass shootings is clear, but what is less obvious is how the media has been inadvertently inspiring, rewarding...

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Caesar, Cromwell, and Stephen Colbert

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 8:21 AM

This is the second in a series of blog posts: "Man's Quest for Immortality"

Humans have been represented through sculpture and painting since the dawn of civilization. Until the advent of photography and motion pictures, such art forms were the only way to preserve the physical likeness of...

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Man's Quest for Immortality

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 12:55 PM


The Eagle, a historic pub located in Cambridge, England, is probably best known for what happened on Feb. 28, 1953, when James Watson and Francis Crick rushed in and announced to all who could hear that they had discovered the secret of life....

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Why Does It Take a Crisis to Help Each Other?

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 7:42 PM


Around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, it started to snow heavily in Atlanta. Snowpocalypse 2014 began to unfold. At the time, I was at work at Emory University, where I am a professor. My wife was 20 miles northeast, at her office in John's...

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Hollywood's War on Science

(15) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 8:14 AM

When the SyFy channel recently premiered Helix, its newest original series, we were once again confronted with the specter of what happens when science -- and scientists -- go bad. The series depicts a set of CDC scientists who venture to the Arctic Circle to investigate the potential global pandemic...

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