About the Author
Dr. Steve Caplan was born in the US, grew up in Canada and moved to Israel in 1983. He received a Bachelor of Science degree and both masters and doctoral degrees from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In 1998, he moved to Rockville, Maryland, where he pursued post-doctoral studies at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Caplan is currently a principal investigator and Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He has won a number of prestigious awards for his research and his laboratory is supported by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Caplan also teaches graduate and medical students, and mentors his own group of PhD students and post-doctoral fellows. He is the author of numerous peer reviewed scientific papers, as well as several published short stories. Matter Over Mind is his first novel.