Biochemist Fazale “Fuz” Rana is VP of Research and Apologetics at Reasons to Believe, an organization dedicated to communicating the powerful scientific case for God’s existence and the Bible’s reliability to Christians and non-Christians alike.
Fuz earned a BS in chemistry with highest honors (West Virginia State College) and a PhD in chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry (Ohio University). He pursued postdoctoral studies on cell membranes at the Universities of Virginia and Georgia and worked as a senior scientist in research and development at Procter & Gamble. Fuz has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, such as Biochemistry, Applied Spectroscopy, FEBS Letters, Journal of Microbiological Methods, and Journal of Chemical Education. He also holds two patents, authored a chapter on molecular convergence and intelligent design for The Nature of Nature, and cowrote a chapter on antimicrobial peptides for Biological and Synthetic Membranes. In addition, he has delivered numerous presentations at international scientific meetings.
Though Fuz initially ascribed to the evolutionary paradigm, he converted to Christianity after his graduate studies convinced him that creation best explains the elegance of biochemical systems. Today, Fuz writes and speaks extensively about evidence for creation emerging from biochemistry, genetics, human origins, and synthetic biology. He is the author of several books—including Humans 2.0, Thinking about Evolution, and Fit for a Purpose (October 2021), among others—and countless articles. He has addressed audiences at over 500 universities, churches, and conferences around the world and delivered numerous presentations at international scientific meetings. Fuz has also made numerous media appearances on television, radio, and in print.
Fuz lives in Southern California with his wife, Amy. They have five grown children.
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