Modeling a scientific career: an essential component of the mentorship process. An interview with John A. Williams, Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., USA by Martín E. Fernández-Zapico

Pancreatology. 2010;10(1):1-3. doi: 10.1159/000231522. Epub 2010 Jan 26.


In the current interview article, Dr. John A. Williams shares his experiences, and provides career advice to junior investigators. Dr. Williams is one of the world's leading physiologists working on signal transduction mechanisms in pancreatic acinar cells. He is worldwide recognized for his contribution to many areas of pancreatology, especially the understanding of GI hormone regulation of pancreatic exocrine function. and IAP.

Publication types

  • Historical Article
  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Gastroenterology / education*
  • Gastroenterology / history
  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans
  • Mentors*
  • Pancreas / physiology
  • United States