Inside the Mind of a Genius: Beth Shapiro

Who would they destroy? Mac or PC? This year's crop of MacArthur Fellows dish about how their worst habits, how their friends see them and other random things.

MacArthur Foundation

Now that you know How to Be a Black Genius, members of the 2009 class of MacArthur fellows give some insight into the way they live and think.

Age: 33

Hometown: Rome, Georgia

Current Location: State College, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Professor of Biology

1. What four adjectives would your first best friend use to describe you?