The Perfect Storm of Serendipity

Jason C. Lambert, PhD, DABT
Environmental Sciences
Changing Careers
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I imagine that to some degree just about every biomedical research scientist has been where I was in September of 2004; scooped!  As an eager second-year academic post-doc at the time, I was fully engaged in a couple of very promising projects related to hepatic and intestinal health that I thought would be the niche I would fill for the long-term.  In particular, my primary focus was developing a probiotic bacterium transformed with a recombinant plasmid designed to ...