Who am I and why should you bother reading this?
I am Thomas Harper, aspiring author. This blog is where I post thoughts and ideas on various subjects of interest me. It is also a way to promote my books, as well as books by other authors when, in my infinite wisdom, I deem them acceptable. I tend to talk politics and wax philosophical quite often as well. Feel free to disagree with me, but try to keep it civil.
My undergraduate research at Grand Valley State University was on beta-lactamase enzymes, which are the enzymes that antibacterial resistant pathogens use to breakdown beta-lactam (penicillin-like) antibiotics. My graduate research was using cryo-electron microscopy to study the structure of CDK8 module of the Mediator complex, which is involved in cell signaling and mRNA transcription. You can view my research publications here.
Other places you can find me, since by now I’m sure you are just ravenous for the thoughts of such a brilliant and dashing celebrity like myself, are:
All Poetry: https://allpoetry.com/TomH