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Hi I'm Greg

I'm a scientist who studies HIV/AIDS and I'm a Mormon

About Me

I'm a professor at a local university and study biochemistry and immunology. I'm in my sixties and am married with two grown children. My wife and I have lived on both coasts of the US and we have been blessed with wonderful friends in each place we've lived. I love the out of doors and like to fly fish, swim, hike,and bike ride. My favorite activity is spending time with my wife and our two daughters and son-in-law and grandchild.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I search for truth and find that this comes in my religion as well as my work in science. My beliefs give meaning to my life and help me to have a sense of purpose. Throughout my life I have been a believer in prayer and find that this has brought me both understanding and a sense of genuine peace in my life. In addition to my family, both my religion and my work bring me happiness. While there are many challenges to life and things that I do not understand, I have faith in a benevolent and loving Father-in-Heaven and in His son, Jesus Christ. It is this faith that sustains me and helps me to want to improve and to be the best that I can.

How I live my faith

I genuinely like people. I have been fortunate in my church service to work closely with youth. In my profession, I have been able to involve some of these young men and women in the excitement of scientific discovery in my laboratory. One of the great joys of interacting with students is to see them find the excitement of discovery and the elegance of our world. I also enjoy sharing my beliefs with others.

What are some things that tell you there is a God?

The elegance of the human body and the intricate way in which it works are evidence to me of God. I also marvel as I look at the skies and see the vastness of creation and how there is order in it. Show more Show less