Of Microscopes and Men: David Belair, PhD.

Of Microscopes and Men: David Belair, PhD.

"I had ignited an interest in biology that would sustain me for the next 20 years of my life"

In this video, David recounts his career in the sciences - from finding a microscope in his grandfather's attic as a boy, to his middle and high school interests in biology, to becoming a chemical engineer.


Find out how his current position allows him to combine all of his passions to work on drug safety and limiting animal models in drug testing.

Follow him on Twitter: @davidgbelair

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