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Dr. Karl-Dimiter Bissig, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine. Better known as "Dimi," his lab focuses on all things surrounding liver research. From liver cancer to viral hepatitis to metabolic liver disorders, he is passionate about discovery and keeping a mindset of "bench to bedside."

We discuss his early childhood beginnings. As the self-proclaimed "black sheep" of his family, he left his home country, Switzerland, to pursue his career in science. From his mother's professional career in ping pong to the winding road that brought him to Houston, Texas we cover the spectrum on his unique career path. Dr. Bissig shares his views on interviewing and starting up a lab, advises postdoctoral students, the application of CRISPR/Cas9 technology and much more. This was a fun one!

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