Christie Wilcox

Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

Christie Wilcox

Talk: Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

A thrilling tale of encounters with nature’s masters of biochemistry. Get the bool here: https://goo.gl/ndHUxh. In Venomous, the molecular biologist Christie Wilcox investigates venoms and the animals that use them, revealing how they work, what they do to the human body, and how they can revolutionize biochemistry and medicine today. Venomous reveals that the animals we fear the most actually hold the keys to a deeper understanding of evolution, adaptation, and immunity. Thrilling and surprising at every turn, Venomous will change the way you think about our natural world.

Christie Wilcox

Dr. Christie Wilcox is a scientist, science writer, and social media specialist. She obtained her Ph.D. in 2014 in Cell and Molecular Biology with a specialization in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She currently pens the Science Sushi blog for Discover Magazine. Through her writing, Dr. Wilcox shares her insatiable enthusiasm for biology.

Venomous

Venomous reveals that the animals we fear the most actually hold the keys to a deeper understanding of evolution, adaptation, and immunity. Thrilling and surprising at every turn, Venomous will change the way you think about our natural world.

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