MELINDA BONNIE FAGAN portrait
  • Associate Professor, Philosophy
801-581-7424

Presentations

  • History and Philosophy of Science Colloquium Series, University of Pittsburgh, November 11, 2016. ‘Explanation and multiple perspectives.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/11/2016.
  • Center for Law and Biosciences Brown Bag Seminar, S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, October 20, 2016. ‘CRISPR and biological practices.’. Presentation, Presented, 10/20/2016.
  • 13th Burian-MacNabb Distinguished Lecture, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, September 30, 2016. ‘Stem cell experiments and models of development.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/30/2016.
  • 8th Pittsburgh Fellows Quadrennial Conference, Lund Sweden, July 11, 2016. ‘Explanation and collaboration.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 07/11/2016.
  • Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (&HPS6), University of Edinburgh UK, July 3, 2016. ‘The operon model and scientific explanation.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 07/03/2016.
  • History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS) 2016, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN, June 25, 2016. ‘The operon model and scientific explanation.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/25/2016.
  • Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice, Rowan University, Glassboro New Jersey, June 18, 2016. ‘Explanation and collaborative practices.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 06/18/2016.
  • Unnatural Kinds: workshop on classification in the synthetic sciences. San Francisco State University, May 17, 2016. ‘What kind of a thing is a stem cell? And other questions’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/17/2016.
  • University of Bordeaux, Seminar, May 2, 2016. ‘Stem cell models: cell individuality, development, and levels of organization.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/02/2016.
  • IHPST Cancer and Philosophy, Paris, France, April 28, 2016. ‘Pathways to the clinic: cancer stem cells and models of development.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/28/2016.
  • (Re)engineering Biology, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, April 15, 2016. ‘Reprogramming and the Repressilator.’ . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/15/2016.
  • Worlds Apart: Aristotelian and Contemporary Engagement in Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Biology, University of Utah Department of Philosophy, April 14, 2016. ‘From stem cells to species: potentiality, transformation, and individuality in contemporary philosophy of biology.’ (invited roundtable discussion). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/14/2016.
  • European Philosophy of Science Association, Düsseldorf, Germany. September 23, 2015. ‘Explanation, unification, and mechanisms.’ . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/23/2015.
  • 2015 Wilderness Post-ISHPSSB meeting, Ampersand Mountain, NY, July 12, 2015. ‘Multilevel unifying explanations.’ . Presentation, Presented, 07/12/2015.
  • 2015 Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Montreal, Canada, July 8, 2015. ‘Stem cell lineages: past, present and future.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 07/08/2015.
  • Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, June 24, 2015. ‘Collaboration and explanatory models.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 06/24/2015.
  • Investigating Interdisciplinary Practice: Methodological Challenges, Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, June 17, 2015. ‘Stem cells and systems models: obstacles to interdisciplinary explanation.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 06/17/2015.
  • Intermountain West Graduate Student Conference, University of Utah, UT, March 26, 2015. ‘Explanation, unification, and mechanisms.’ (plenary lecture) . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/26/2015.
  • University of Colorado, Boulder CO, February 23, 2015. Committee on History and Philosophy of Science Distinguished Lecture Series. ‘Explanation, unification, and mechanisms.’ (invited talk) . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/23/2015.
  • Individuality Conference, Cheng Chung University, Chiayi, Taiwan, December 9, 2014. ‘Stem cell individuality and differentiation.’ (invited talk) . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/09/2014.
  • Philosophy of Science Association, Chicago IL, November 8, 2014. ‘Interventionist omissions.’ (symposium paper). Conference Paper, Presented, 11/08/2014.
  • Modeling and Simulation 6, University of Notre Dame, May 9-11, 2014, ‘Generative models: human embryonic stem cells and multiplicity of modeling relations.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 05/11/2014.
  • Philosophy of Scientific Experimentation 4, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. April 11, 2014. ‘Crucial stem cell experiments? An objection to the uncertainty principle for stem cells.’ . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/11/2014.
  • Scientia Institute Power of Ideas Speaker Series, February 11, 2014. ‘Collaboration.” . Presentation, Presented, 02/11/2014.
  • University of California, San Diego, January 17, 2014. ‘Collaborative explanation and biological mechanisms.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/17/2014.
  • American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division Meeting, Baltimore, MD, December 29, 2013. ‘Collaborative explanation and biological mechanisms.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/29/2013.
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, December 9, 2013. ‘Collaborative explanation and biological mechanisms.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/09/2013.
  • Wesleyan University, Middletown CT, November 20, 2013. ‘Philosophy of stem cell biology: models, experiments, and explanation.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/20/2013.
  • Center for Philosophy of Science Colloquium, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. September 17, 2013. ‘Collaborative explanation.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/17/2013.
  • 29th Altenberg Workshop in Theoretical Biology, Konrad Lorenz Institute, Altenberg, Austria, September 8, 2013. ‘Concerns about Evolutionary Systems Biology.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/08/2013.
  • 2013 Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Montpellier, France, July 11, 2013. Commentary on Part I of ‘Frameworks and representations of cells and molecules/proteins/genes.’ . Presentation, Presented, 07/11/2013.
  • 2013 Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, Montpellier, France, July 8, 2013. ‘Leaping from Waddington’s landscape: premature theorizing in stem cell biology’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 07/08/2013.
  • British Society for the Philosophy of Science. University of Exeter, UK, July 5, 2013. ‘Stem cell pluralism: resolving the ‘stemness’ debate.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 07/05/2013.
  • International Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, June 12, 2013. ‘Collaboration in stem cell research: a philosophical account.’ . Poster, Presented, 06/12/2013.
  • Guest Lecture, Experimental Biology and the Future of Medicine (BIOC 447/547) March 19, 2013. ‘Philosophy and stem cell biology.’ . Presentation, Presented, 03/19/2013.
  • Embryo Physics Course, ‘Waddington redux: simple abstract models and integrative biological explanations.’ (Second Life® http://embryogenesisexplained.com/course) February 6, 2013 . Presentation, Presented, 02/06/2013.
  • Mellon-Sawyer Seminar on Energy Humanities, ‘Reply to Keller.’ Rice University, December 5, 2012 . Presentation, Presented, 12/05/2012.
  • Philosophy of Science Association, San Diego CA, November 15, 2012. ‘The stem cell uncertainty principle.’ . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/15/2012.
  • Individuals Across the Sciences, Sorbonne, Paris, May 20, 2012. ‘Cell and body: individuals in stem cell biology.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 05/20/2012.
  • American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division Meeting, Seattle, WA, April 4, 2012. ‘Thinking again about mechanisms.’ . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/04/2012.
  • Panel discussion, RUSP ‘Applying to Graduate School.’ Rice University, September 20, 2011. Presentation, Presented, 09/20/2011.
  • Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, September 14, 2011. Discussion of Knowledge in Flesh and Blood: The Philosophy of Stem Cell Biology (Part I). Presentation, Presented, 09/14/2011.
  • Interdisciplinarity and Systems Biology Workshop, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, August 18, 2011. ‘Experimenting communities in stem cell biology: exemplars and interdisciplinarity.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/18/2011.
  • 2011 Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, July 12, 2011. ‘Applying history and philosophy of science to stem cell research.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 07/12/2011.
  • Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice, Exeter, UK, June 24, 2011. ‘Waddington redux: models of cell reprogramming.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/24/2011.
  • American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 22, 2011 ‘Collaboration and experiment in studies of biomedicine.’ (panel discussion) . Conference Paper, Presented, 04/22/2011.
  • Epistemology of Modeling and Simulation, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2, 2011, ‘Waddington Redux: two approaches to modeling stem cells.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/02/2011.
  • Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (&HPS3) Indiana University, Bloomington, September 26, 2010, ‘Philosophy of stem cell biology: an integrated approach.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 09/26/2010.
  • Panelist, ‘50 Years of HPSC.’ Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, Bloomington 50th Anniversary Conference, September 23, 2010 . Presentation, Presented, 09/23/2010.
  • American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, Chicago, IL, February 20, 2010. ‘Is there collective scientific knowledge?’. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/20/2010.
  • Brown Bag Seminar, Humanities Research Center, Rice University, Houston, TX, November 4, 2009. ‘Philosophy of stem cell biology.’. Presentation, Presented, 11/04/2009.
  • European Philosophy of Science Association, Free University Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 23, 2009. ‘Experimental standards: stemness, interaction and epistemic success.’ . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/23/2009.
  • UCLA Center for Society and Genetics, Los Angeles, October 1, 2009. ‘Social experiments: models and methods in stem cell biology.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/01/2009.
  • British Society for the Philosophy of Science Conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, July 13, 2009. ‘Is there collective scientific knowledge? Arguments from explanation.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 07/13/2009.
  • Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, June 18, 2009. ‘Collaboration, toward an integrative philosophy of scientific practice.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/18/2009.
  • Workshop on Methods in the Life Sciences, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, March 28, 2009. ‘‘Methods talk’ and social epistemology of experiment.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/28/2009.
  • Seminar in Medical Humanities, Department of Philosophy and the Medical Humanities, Indiana University, Indianapolis, March 27, 2009. ‘The search for the blood stem cell: a case study in social epistemology of science.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/27/2009.
  • Stem Cell Short Course, Baker Institute, Rice University, January 8, 2009. ‘Artificial gametes and reproductive cloning.’ . Presentation, Presented, 01/08/2009.
  • 2008 Biochemistry and Cell Biology Departmental Retreat, Rice University, October 13, 2008. ‘Bridging gaps: philosophy of science, philosophy of biology.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/13/2008.
  • Weissman Lab Retreat, Rocky Mountain Labs, Hamilton, MT, July 21, 2008. ‘Philosophy of science: knowledge, experiment and society.’. Presentation, Presented, 07/21/2008.
  • History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS) 2008, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, June 19, 2008. ‘Fleck and the social constitution of scientific objectivity.’ . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 06/19/2008.
  • Pragmatism and Naturalism Workshop, Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Tilburg, The Netherlands, May 8, 2008. ‘Integrative Pragmatism as social epistemology of Science.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/08/2008.
  • British Society for the Philosophy of Science. University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK, July 11, 2008. ‘Social epistemology and science.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/11/2008.
  • Darwin Day 2008, Secular Students Association, Rice University, Houston, TX, February 9, 2008. ‘The co-discoverers: Darwin and Wallace.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/09/2008.
  • Department of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, October 26, 2007. ‘Stems and standards: scientific objectivity and the search for the blood stem cell.’ . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/26/2007.
  • Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (&HPS1), Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, October 13, 2007. ‘Social epistemology of scientific inquiry: beyond case studies in history vs. philosophy.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/13/2007.
  • International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK, July 25-29, 2007. ‘Stems and standards: social mechanisms for managing complexity in immunology.’ . Conference Paper, Presented, 07/2007.
  • Science and Philosophy Symposium, University of Stony Brook, New York, NY, March 10, 2007. ‘Social epistemology of stem cell research.’. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/10/2007.
  • Program in Science and Technology Studies, University of California at Davis, January 30, 2007. ‘The search for the hematopoietic stem cell: immunology and epistemic success.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/30/2007.
  • Department of Philosophy, University of California at Davis, January 29, 2007. ‘Science as social action: how to construct scientific objectivity.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/29/2007.
  • Department of Philosophy, Rice University, January 26, 2007. ‘Science as social action: how to construct scientific objectivity.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/26/2007.
  • Department of Philosophy, University of California Santa Cruz, January 18, 2007. ‘Science as social action: how to construct scientific objectivity.’. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/18/2007.
  • Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, January 12, 2007. ‘Science as social action: how to construct scientific objectivity.’. Presentation, Presented, 01/12/2007.
  • California Academy of Sciences, Colloquium on History and Philosophy of Science, San Francisco, CA, USA, October 5, 2006. “Integrative pragmatism and scientific inquiry.” . Presentation, Presented, 10/05/2006.
  • Seminar in Social Ethics and Normative Theory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, May 19, 2006. “Science as social action: a hybrid account.”. Presentation, Presented, 05/19/2006.
  • Philosophy/History & Philosophy of Science Miniconference on Philosophical and Scientific Methodologies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, May 8, 2006. Commentary on: Swain, Alexander and Weinberg “The instability of philosophical intuitions: running hot & cold on truetemp.” . Presentation, Presented, 05/08/2006.
  • Southwest Colloquium in the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, University of California at Davis, CA, March 31-April 2, 2006. “Science as social action: the search for the hematopoietic stem cell.” . Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2006.
  • 2005 Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, July 13-17, 2005. “Shared goals and interdisciplinary interactions in contemporary immunology.”. Conference Paper, Presented, 07/2005.
  • University of Minnesota Graduate Student Conference: Beyond Dichotomies, Across the Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Investigations of Dynamic Interactions in Biological and Social Sciences. Minneapolis, MN, USA, April 14-17, 2005. “Science as action: the individual-social dichotomy in social epistemology.” . Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2005.
  • California Academy of Sciences, Colloquium on History and Philosophy of Science, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 10, 2005. “Science as action.” . Presentation, Presented, 03/10/2005.
  • Norwood Russell Hanson Prize Lecture, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, January 20, 2005. “Darwin, Wallace, and the practice of natural history.” . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/20/2005.
  • 2004 Vienna Summer University: Scientific World Conceptions, “The Quest for Objectivity.” University of Vienna, Austria, July 19-30, 2004. “The collector and the species-man.”. Presentation, Presented, 07/2004.
  • 5th International Workshop on MHC Evolution, Visby, Gotland, Sweden, May 22-26, 1997. “Linkage analysis of HSP70 genes in the colonial protochordate Botryllus schlosseri.”. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/1997.
  • 9th International Congress Of Immunology. San Francisco, CA, USA, July 23-29, 1995. “HSP70 and historecognition in Botryllus schlosseri.” (poster presentation) . Poster, Presented, 07/1995.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Collaborative Explanation. PI: Fagan, MB. National Science Foundation, 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2015. Total project budget to date: $192,657.00

Publications

  • Fagan, MB Philosophy of Stem Cell Biology: Knowledge in Flesh and Blood. London, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2013. Published, 01/2013.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Fagan, MB (2013) Philosophy of stem cell biology - an introduction. Philosophy Compass 8: 1147-1158. Published, 12/2013.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.111...
  • Fagan, MB (2013) The stem cell uncertainty principle. Philosophy of Science 80: 945-957. Published, 12/2013.
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/full/10.1086/674014?Se...
  • Fagan, MB (2012) Collective scientific knowledge. Philosophy Compass 7: 821-831. Published, 12/2012.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.111...
  • Fagan, MB (2012) The joint account of mechanistic explanation. Philosophy of Science 79: 448-472. Published, 10/2012.
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/full/10.1086/668006?Se...
  • Fagan, MB (2012) Waddington redux: models and explanation in stem cell and systems biology. Biology and Philosophy 27: 179-213. Published, 03/2012.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10539-01...
  • Fagan, MB (2011) Social experiments in stem cell biology. Perspectives on Science 19: 235-262. Published, 10/2011.
    http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/PO...
  • Fagan, MB (2011) Is there collective scientific knowledge? Arguments from explanation. The Philosophical Quarterly, 61: 247-269. Published, 04/2011.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.111...
  • Fagan, MB (2010) Stems and standards: social interaction in the search for blood stem cells. Journal of the History of Biology 43: 67-109. Published, 02/2010.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10739-00...
  • Fagan, MB (2010) Social construction revisited. Philosophy of Science 77: 92-116. Published, 01/2010.
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/full/10.1086/650210?Se...
  • Fagan, MB (2009) Fleck and the social constitution of scientific objectivity. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 40: 272-285. Published, 12/2009.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Fagan, MB (2007) Wallace, Darwin and the practice of natural history. Journal of the History of Biology 40: 601-635. Published, 12/2007.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10739-00...
  • Fagan, MB (2007) The search for the hematopoietic stem cell: social interaction and epistemic success in immunology. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 38: 217-237. Published, 03/2007.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Fagan, MF (2016) Pathways to the clinic: cancer stem cells and challenges for translational research. In Bonniolo, G, and Nathan, M (eds) Philosophy of Molecular Medicine: Foundational Issues in Research and Practice. New York: Taylor and Francis, 165-191. Published, 01/2017.
  • Fagan, MB (submitted) Explanation, multiple perspectives, and unification.’ Invited paper for a special issue of the Balkan Journal of Philosophy, ‘Explanation and Understanding’. Submitted, 12/19/2016.
  • Fagan, MB (2016) Interdisciplinarity, philosophy, and systems biology. In: Philosophy of Systems Biology. (ed. Green, Sara) Springer Science + Business Media, 87-97. Published, 12/16/2016.
    http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-47...
  • Stem cell biology: a conceptual overview’ for Hauskeller, C, Manzeschke, A, Pichl, A (eds) Stem Cell Research: An Interdisciplinary Discussion of the Current Challenges and the Perspectives for Philosophical Ethics. Accepted, 12/05/2016.
  • Fagan, MB (forthcoming) Explanation, unification, and mechanisms. European Philosophy of Science Association Proceedings: Düsseldorf 2015. In press, 09/22/2016.
  • Fagan, MB (2016) Generative models: human embryonic stem cells and multiplicity of modeling relations. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (Special Issue on Models and Simulation) 56: 122-134. Published, 03/2016.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11229-01...
  • Fagan, MB (2016) Stem cells and systems models: clashing views of explanation. Synthese 193: 873-907. Published, 02/19/2016.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11229-01...
  • Fagan, MB (2016) Cell and body: individuals in stem cell biology.’ In: Individuals Across the Sciences. T. Pradeu and A. Guay (eds.) Oxford University Press, 122-143. Published, 02/2016.
  • Fagan, MB (2016) Interventionist omissions: a critical study of mechanistic explanation in biology. Philosophy of Science 83: 1082-1097. Published, 01/24/2016.
    http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/...
  • Fagan, MB (accepted) Individuality, organisms, and cell differentiation. To appear in: Individuation across Experimental and Theoretical Sciences, Chen R-L, Bueno, O, and Fagan, MB (eds.) Oxford University Press. Accepted, 12/16/2015.
  • Chen, R-L, Bueno, O, and Fagan, MB (eds) Individuation across Experimental and Theoretical Sciences, Oxford University Press. Accepted, 12/16/2015.
  • Fagan, MB (2015) Explanatory interdependence: the case of stem cell reprogramming. In: Pierre-Alain Braillard and Christophe Malaterre (eds.) Explanation in Biology. An Enquiry into the Diversity of Explanatory Patterns in the Life Sciences. Dordrecht, Springer, 387-412. Published, 09/2015.
    http://www.springer.com/us/book/9789401798211
  • Fagan, MB (2015) Collaborative explanation and biological mechanisms. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 52: 67-78; Special Section on Explanation in Scientific Practice. Published, 08/2015.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Fagan, MB (2015) Crucial stem cell experiments? Stem cells, uncertainty, and single-cell experiments. Theoria 30: 183-205. Special Issue on Philosophy of Experiment. Published, 05/2015.
  • Green, S, Fagan, M, Jaeger, J (2015) Explanatory integration challenges in evolutionary systems biology. Biological Theory 10: 18-35. Published, 03/2015.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13752-01...
  • Fagan, MB (2015) ‘Stem cell lacunae: review of Biological Relatives (Franklin, 2013) and Good Science (Thompson, 2013). Metascience 24: 147-153. Published, 02/26/2015.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11016-...
  • Fagan, MB (2014) Do groups have scientific knowledge? In: Sara Chant, Frank Hindriks, and Gerhard Preyer (eds.) From Individual to Collective Intentionality: New Essays, Oxford University Press, 163-186. Published, 04/2014.
    http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199936502.d...
  • Fagan, MB (2014) Collective Vision of Objects of Inquiry: Some Preliminary Thoughts. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 3 (3): 27-29. Released, 02/03/2014.
    http://wp.me/P1Bfg0-Y9
  • Fagan, MB (2013) Human experiments: waves and rifts in synthetic biology. Review of P. Rabinow and G. Bennett, Designing Human Practices. (2012, Chicago). Metascience 22: 371-374. Published, 07/01/2013.
    http://www.deepdyve.com/lp/springer-journals/human...
  • Fagan, MB (2013) Social mechanisms and explanatory pluralism: Reflections on the Persson-Little-Chuang debate. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 2 (7): 6-11. Released, 06/05/2013.
    http://wp.me/p1Bfg0-NS
  • Fagan, MB (2013) Experimenting communities in stem cell biology: exemplars and interdisciplinarity. In: Hanne Andersen, Dennis Dieks, Wenceslao J. Gonzalez, Thomas Uebel, Gregory Wheeler (eds.) New Challenges to Philosophy of Science, Springer, 195-210. Published, 06/2013.
    http://www.springer.com/philosophy/epistemology+an...
  • Fagan, MB (2012) Materia mathematica: models in stem cell biology. Journal for Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence 24: 315-327. Published, 09/2012.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/095281...
  • Fagan, MB (2011) Standards in history: evaluating success in stem cell experiments. In: Henk W. de Regt, Stephan Hartmann, and Samir Okasha (eds.) European Philosophy of Science Association Proceedings: Amsterdam 2009, 43-53. Published, 10/2011.
  • Fagan, MB (2011) Social epistemology of stem cell research: history, philosophy and experiment. In: Mauskopf, Seymour, and Schmaltz, Tad (eds.) Integrating History and Philosophy of Science. Boston Studies in Philosophy of Science 263 (Springer), 221-239. Published, 09/2011.
    http://www.springer.com/philosophy/epistemology+an...
  • Fagan, MB (2011) Review of Steve Fuller’s Science (2010, Acumen). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, February 2011. Published, 02/2011.
    http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/24625-science/
  • Fagan, MB (2009) Review of Heather Douglas’ Science, Policy and the Value-Free Ideal (2007, Pittsburgh UP). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, December 2009. Published, 12/2009.
    http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/24240-science-policy-and-t...
  • Fagan, MB (2008) Theory and practice in the field: Wallace’s work in natural history, 1844-1858. In: Smith, Charles H. and Beccaloni, George (eds.) Natural Selection and Beyond: The Intellectual Legacy of Alfred Russel Wallace, Oxford University Press, 66-90. Published, 11/2008.
    http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199239177.d...
  • Fagan, Melinda, Forber, Patrick, García Deister, Vivette, Haber, Matthew H., Hamilton, Andrew, and Yamashita, Grant. Meeting Report: First ISHPSSB Off-Year Workshop. Biology and Philosophy 20(4): 927-929, 2005. Published, 09/2005.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10539-...
  • Lu, M., Stoller, M.O., Wang, S., Liu, J., Fagan, M.B., and Nunberg, J.H. (2001) Structural and functional analysis of interhelical interactions in the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 gp41 envelope glycoprotein by alanine-scanning mutagenesis. Journal of Virology 75: 11146-11156. Published, 11/2001.
    http://jvi.asm.org/content/75/22/11146.full
  • Liu, J., Shu, W., Fagan, M.B., Nunberg, J.H., and Lu, M. (2001) Structural and functional analysis of the HIV-1 gp41 core containing an Ile573 to Thr substitution: implications for membrane fusion. Biochemistry 40: 2797-2807. Published, 03/06/2001.
    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bi0024759
  • Fagan M B., Weissman I L. (1998) Characterization of a polymorphic protein localized to vascular epithelium in Botryllus schlosseri: role in tunic synthesis? Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 7: 204-213. Published, 10/1998.
  • Fagan M B., Weissman I L. (1998) Linkage analysis of HSP70 genes and historecognition locus in Botryllus schlosseri. Immunogenetics 47: 468-476. Published, 04/1998.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00251005...
  • Fagan M B., Weissman I L. (1997) Linked HSP70 genes in the colonial protochordate Botryllus schlosseri. Hereditas 127: 25-35. Published, 11/1997.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1601-...
  • Fagan M B., Weissman I L. (1996) Sequence and characterization of two HSP70 genes in the colonial protochordate Botryllus schlosseri. Immunogenetics 44: 134-142. Published, 05/1996.
    http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF0266006...