Gizabeth Shyder

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Industry Science
Occupation Pathology
Location United States
Introduction Covert autopsies were rampant in the late 1800's. Now we try to get rid of them.
Interests Running, procrastination, psychology, scuba diving, swimming, reading voraciously, politics, forensic pathology, my family, medical liver, cytology, cleanliness
Favorite Movies Amityville Horror, Poltergeist, Alien, The Shining, The Blob, Night of the Living Dead, Stand By Me, Shawshank Redemption, campy horror, lots of musicals, and lately, movies my kids are into -- The Wizard of Oz, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Bolt, Enchanted, The Neverending Story, anything Shirley Temple
Favorite Music Siouxsie & the Banshees, Thelonius Monster, Amy Winehouse, Cowboy Junkies, Jane's Addiction, Grant Lee Buffalo, Gorrilaz, Violent Femmes, The Be Good Tanyas, Beck, Throwing Muses, The Breeders, K's Choice, David Rice, Sinead O'Conner, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Phish, Offspring, Incubus, Neko Case, Dr. Dog, The Peekers, Soundtracks - Les Mis (French version), Phantom of the Opera, Moulin Rouge, Cats
Favorite Books The Bell Jar, A Commotion in the Blood, The Devil's Teeth, Girl Interrupted, The Time Traveler's Wife, Dress You Up in Corduroy and Denim, Naked, Grendel, The Poisonwood Bible, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, Running With Scissors, Memoirs of My Father, Lolita, Empire Falls, Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos, Generation X, City of Dreams, Dead Men Do Tell Tales, Shantaram, The Road, The Coming Plague, The Kite Runner, An Anthropologist on Mars, Brave New World, Lord Jim, The Devil in the White City, Thunderstruck, Water for Elephants, Olive Kitteridge, Heart of Darkness, Night, everything Rudyard Kipling and Roald Dahl, and thanks to Juan Rosai, Peter Burger, and Leopold Koss for making pathology fun to read