BILL SULLIVAN is the author of Pleased to Meet Me: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are. Sullivan received his Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology from the University of Pennsylvania and is an award-winning professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, where he studies genetics and infectious disease. He has published nearly 100 papers in scientific journals and written for Scientific American, Scientific American MIND, Salon.com, COSMOS, PLOS SciComm, A Science Enthusiast, and more. He’s given a variety of science-related talks at schools and libraries, and events including PopCon, GenCon, Starbase Indy, and Taste of Science. He’s been interviewed by CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The Indianapolis Star, Naked Scientists, The Scientist, and more.