Merlin Crossley

Merlin Crossley is dean of science and professor of molecular biology at UNSW Australia. He has been involved with molecular biology since 1985 and been in academic administration since 2004. His laboratory -- -- works on DNA-binding proteins that facilitate epigenetic changes to turn genes on and off.

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In Defense of Uni-disciplinarity

Interdisciplinarityfor interdisciplinarity’s sake is fraught, argues Merlin Crossley. We should build bridges linking the tops of silos rather than try to break down silos themselves.

7 years ago