ANZOS-ASLM-ICCR 2019, Sydney, Australia

Prof Nicolas Rasmussen

Nicolas Rasmussen is a historian of life sciences, with postgraduate degrees in History & Philosophy of Science, Biology, and Public Health.  He has taught at the University of New South Wales in Sydney for 20 years.  He is the author of Picture Control:  The Electron Microscope and the Transformation of Biology in America, 1940-1960 (Stanford University Press, 1997); On Speed: The Many Lives of Amphetamine (New York University Press, 2008); Gene Jockeys: Life Science and the Rise of Biotech Enterprise (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014), and Fat in the Fifties: America’s First Obesity Crisis (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019).


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