Chris Garcia has run more than eighty ultramarathons, including thirteen 100 mile races. He explains that running teaches him a lot of lessons about discipline, patience and persistence that can be applied from distance running to science.
About the interviewer: Melissa Hendershott is a graduate student in the Tetrad program at UCSF.
When he is not on a long run or in the swimming pool, Chris Garcia can be found in his lab at Stanford University where he is a Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology and of Structural Biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Garcia’s lab is studying the recognition and activation of a… Continue Reading