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About Gaia B. Amman
Fluent in four languages, Amman has a Master in Medical Biotechnology (genetic engineering) and a PhD in Molecular Oncology (molecular cancer research). She is a Professor of Biology at D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York, and the recipient of several science awards (UniMI fellow 2002-05, DOD fellow 2005-07, AICF fellow 2007-08, AICR fellow 2007-09, DOD fellow 2010-12, 2017, 2016 DYC Researcher of the Year, 2016 AAUP Scholar of the Year).
An avid traveler for work and pleasure, Amman has backpacked across the world. When nobody is watching, she binge-reads novels and manga, watches anime, or rocks it out with her Buffalo-based cover band.
Amman's novels delve into the depths of human nature, combining the realistic approach of a scientist with the humor and empathy of a survivor.
She is a vegetarian and a fervent supporter of diversity and human rights.
Among her favorite authors are J.K. Rowling, Jandy Nelson, Neil Gaiman, Chuck Palahniuk, Kurt Vonnegut, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Antoine De Saint Exupèry.
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