Benyam Kinde likes solving problems. He learned early in life that he could figure out most everything with ingenuity and hard work, thanks to the examples set by his parents, a math teacher and a large-animal veterinarian. The riddles that attract scientists and doctors began to intrigue Kinde in grade school, kindled by a school assignment to write about a parent’s job. As part of the assignment, he watched with fascination—instead of revulsion—as his father performed necropsies on large animals, including horses and cows. Continue reading about Kinde on the HHMI News website.
Kinde recognized as 2011 Gilliam Fellow
March 2, 2011