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Dr. Kuan-Teh Jeang (1958–2013): an outstanding scientist, a caring mentor, a role model and leader of the Asian American scientist community -- an eulogy delivered by Paul Liu at NIH on February 8, 2013, with additional modifications

Paul Liu1*, Chou-Zen Giam2 and Zhi-Ming Zheng3

Author Affiliations

1 National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, USA

2 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, USA

3 National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, USA

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Cell & Bioscience 2013, 3:14  doi:10.1186/2045-3701-3-14

Published: 28 February 2013

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We are here today to remember and celebrate the life of Kuan-Teh Jeang. The 12 days since his passing haven’t made this day any easier, have they? I still feel numb --- as numb as the day I heard the news. I will feel numb, I’m sure, 12 days from now and long after that. Like many of you, I just can’t believe that I can’t call up Teh for advice or, indeed, just call him for no reason at all.