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.

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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?