Benjamin Haley

Benjamin Haley is a graduate student in Northwestern's Integrated Graduate Program in Life Sciences (IGP).  He received his BS in biology from the University of Illinois. Currently he works in the laboratory of Gayle Woloschak where he models the disease risk attributable to ionizing radiation exposure. He donates his freetime as a programmer to an online education initiative, He's obsessed with ice cream and likes to read while he walks. Occasionally he blogs at

Content by Benjamin Haley


Science in Society (SiS) is proud to feature the winners of the "Integrated Graduate Program in the Life Sciences (IGP) Science and Society Class Distinction Award." Written as part of a course on science and society, these papers were chosen to be published on SiS. This month, we present the following piece by graduate student Benjamin Haley.