Randy Wedin has
published more than 100 feature articles and columns in trade magazines
newsletters on subjects related to biotechnology, public understanding of chemistry,
and pollution prevention. In addition, he has written annual reports, speeches,
book chapters, and content for web sites. Here is a partial list of his scientific
and technical publications, with some links to writing samples and clips.
below for a list of scientific and technical publications from Wedin's days
as a research scientist. In addition to his scientific and technical writing,
Randy Wedin has published essays, op-ed pieces, and creative nonfiction on
subjects such as fatherhood, sports, and politics. See below for a partial
list of his
non-technical publications, with some links to writing samples and clips.
Articles and Columns
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is a magazine published for over 200,000 American Chemical Society Members,
Student Affiliates, and those interested in learning more about the chemical
sciences and the American Chemical Society. Wedin has written articles
and columns for this publication including:
Chemist at Work, published by the American Chemical
Society from 1988 to 2004, was distributed to 120,000 chemists and chemical
engineers worldwide, primarily in industry. Wedin has written more
than 20 columns and feature articles for this magazine, including:
in Industry: A Formula for Success" (September 2003)
Meaning of Mentoring" (March 2003)
Prevention: When Less is Better" (August 1992)
Your Lab Safe? Implementing the OSHA Laboratory Standard” (October,
Laws, and You” (December, 1992)
Prevention through Responsible Care” (January, 1993)
Employee Health and Safety” (February, 1993)
the Americans with Disabilities Act” (March, 1993)
Stewards: Keepers of the Flame, Part 1” (April, 1993)
to be a Product Steward, Part 2” (May/June, 1993)
Chemistry: From Paradigms to para-Xylene” (July/August, 1993)
New Solvents Washed Away Bad Press” (September, 1993)
Chemical Safety in Context” (October, 1993)
Your PC to Get the Pitch on Regulatory Information” (January, 1994)
the Information Superhighway” (February, 1994)
with the Risky Business of Risk Assessment and Regulation” (March,
Risk Communication in Plain Language” (April, 1994)
Green Chemistry into Black Ink” (June, 1994)
a List, Checking It Twice”
U Ready for the IUR?” (October, 1994)
Dreams or Nightmares—It’s Up to Us” (December, 1994)
Your Way Through the Nightmarish Maze of Environmental Analysis”
Soon: A 1995 Guide to Prudent Practices in the Laboratory” (May,
published by the American Chemical Society from 1998 to 2004, was distributed
to 50,000 scientists in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Wedin has written feature articles and columns for this magazine, including:
Human Genome: A Race to the Finish?" (Nov./Dec. 1998)
(Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms) are Serious Business" (Nov./Dec.
the Monster Haystack: The Challenge of Compound Management" (Jan./Feb.
Ideas for High-Throughput Screening" (May/June 1999)
Data Mining Speeds Drug Discovery" (Sept./Oct. 1999)
& Engineering News is the newsmagazine of the chemical
world, published weekly by the American Chemical Society.
Wedin has written book reviews and articles for this publication including:
"Happy Birthday to the Pill", a book review of two new
books about the birth control pill.
Chronicle of Higher Education
is the academic world's No. 1 source of news and information. Published
weekly, The Chronicle is read by more than 450,000 college and
university administrators and faculty members.
Maybe It Is Rocket Science", an essay on balancing work
and family, integrating science and parenting.
and Technical Research Publications:
of Hydrogen Exchange in Proteins from NMR Studies of Lysozyme,
Randall Eric Wedin, Ph.D. Dissertation, Harvard University, 1982.
of Hydrogen Exchange Behavior and Thermal Stability of Lysozyme," M.
Delepierre, C. M. Dobson, S. Selvarajah, R.E. Wedin and F. M. Poulsen, J.
Mol. Biol. 168, 687-697 (1983).
of Individual Hydrogens for a Protein in a Crystal and in Solution,"
Bentley, G.A., M. Delepierre, C.M. Dobson, R.E. Wedin, S.A. Mason and F.M.
Poulsen, J. Mol. Biol. 170(2), 243-247 (1983).
Effects and Hydrogen Exchange Behavior in Proteins. The pH-Dependence of Exchange
Rates in Lysozyme," M. Delepierre, C. M. Dobson, M. Karplus, F. M. Poulsen,
D. J. States and R. E. Wedin, J. Mol. Biol. 197, 111-130 (1987).
articles, and interviews on non-scientific subjects (including fatherhood, sports,
It's Time to Say Goodbye," Reed Magazine,
Reed College alumni magazine, November, 2005
Maybe It Is Rocket Science," Chronicle
of Higher Education, September 3, 2003
Fairly Good Story," Star Tribune (Minnesota),
Chemistry," Ruminator Review, Spring, 2002
the Grammar School Dance" Speakeasy, Spring,
Character from the Grassroots" Character,
In On a Name." Star
Tribune (Minnesota), 10/17/1999
Dads Are Engaged in a Profound Experiment."Star
Tribune (Minnesota), 6/20/1999
Last, the Rands Have Their Day." Star
Tribune (Minnesota), 12/20/1998
Future Fathers is a Noble and Vital Task."Star
Tribune (Minnesota), 10/9/1994
7 Let Father, Son Share Dreamy Moment." Star
Tribune (Minnesota), 11/9/1991
Brings Flood of Memories," Ames Tribune (Iowa),
Public Radio (MPR) Interview
on fatherhood issues, featuring Mark Abraham and Randy Wedin of "Minnesota
Dads At Home" (June 1997).
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