Assoc. Prof. Med. Chemistry at U of Illinois Chicago, contributing writer RebootIllinois, soc. justice freelance writer:

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Brian T. Murphy is an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He earned degrees in chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Virginia Tech. After spending two years of postdoctoral training at the University of California San Diego, he was hired into the D...

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@WritesofMurph — 218 followers, 472 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

Hernandez was 27. CTE is rarely found in young people because they aren't tested for CTE. For massive suburban child abuse, see: everywhere.

Sep 09, 2017

RT @SenatorDurbin: Retweet to tell Congress to bring the #DreamAct to the floor NOW.

Sep 06, 2017

Those who purge large groups of people from a country have rarely been on the correct side of history. Rise up and #DefendDACA #chicago

Sep 05, 2017

The Republican Party - who staked claim in Christian values - are purging Americans from their homeland. Stand together. Fight. #DefendDACA

Sep 05, 2017

RT @shannonrwatts: Says the child of an immigrant who married two immigrants and who hires immigrants and makes his products in other…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Opinions columnist at the Virginia Tech school newspaper, the Collegiate Times

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My first reports in school were written on a typewriter. Glory days indeed.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Hunter S. Thompson