MacArthur Fellows (The “Genius Grants”)

Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD – MacArthur Fellow, Psychologist, and Author (Part 2 of 3)

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Are you working on a book right now? Yes. And may I ask what it is? It is a book called Nothing Was The Same. It is a follow-up to an earlier book I wrote called An Unquiet Mind. So you are writing your second memoir? Right. You wrote An Unquiet Mind in 1995. Do [...]

Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD – MacArthur Fellow, Psychologist, and Author

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison is a psychologist, MacArthur Fellow, and world-renowned specialist in bipolar disease. She has also been diagnosed with this condition. We recently had a chance to speak with her by phone about her life and her unique perspective on the disease. Have you read your Wikipedia biography? Some time ago, yes. What [...]

Saul Griffith, PhD – MacArthur Fellow and Inventor (Part 2 of 2)

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

This is the second part of a two part interview with scientist, inventor, and MacArthur Fellow Saul Griffith, PhD. What are your current projects? How are you spending your time? Many of my ideas and projects existed prior to Squid Labs. Squid Labs has been a great opportunity to work with people like Eric Wilhelm [...]

Saul Griffith, PhD – MacArthur Fellow and Inventor (Part 1 of 2)

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Dr. Saul Griffith was awarded the MacArthur grant (aka “the genius grants”) in 2007 at the age of 33 for being “the prodigy of invention in service of the world community.” He is based at his company Squid Labs in Alameda, California where his protean interests are continuing. He recently took time out of his [...]