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Hi I'm Ed

I was raised in California, went to grad school in Louisiana, and became an assistant professor of biochemistry. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a small town in CA and was very active in the Boy Scouts and I liked to ride my bike a lot. I went to college, served a mission for the LDS church and then I got married. I spent the first 5 years of married life in graduate school at LSUHSC in Shreveport, LA. After getting a Ph.D. in Microbiology, I went to the University of Oklahoma in OKC for a fellowship. During this time I had a few more kids and really developed my talents in cycling. If I wasn't in the lab or taking care of kids, I was on the bike and regularly rode 140 miles/week. After a number of publications and development in my career in the Dept. of Biochemistry, I was hired as an assistant professor of Biochemistry in Nebraska. I still ride my bike everyday to and from work, go on an occassional group ride, participate in the Boy Scouts, garden, and figure out the mysteries of nature

Why I am a Mormon

I believe that God is the same yesterday, today, and will be the same in the future. If he spoke to prophets in the past, they He should speak to prophets in this modern age. Scripture was written in the past and should be written today. With all of our modern developments (both successes and problems) would it be right for God to be silent?

How I live my faith

Choosing the right everyday, one day at a time. My "job" in the church (no payment for this) is to help with the young men's organization. I am the assistant scout master which means a weekly meeting with the boys and at least 3 campouts/yr in either freezing or very hot weather.