Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Astrophysicist Dr. Jocelyn Bell Burnell detected the first pulsar while a graduate student. Last weekend (July 15) she turned 75, and we're celebrating her birthday with a #WiSEWednesday profile. Burnell was born Susan Jocelyn Bell in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1943, where her early interest in astronomy was cultivated by her parents and a...

Alice Hamilton

Alice Hamilton (1869-1970) was the first female faculty member at Harvard Medical School and a pioneer in toxicology and occupational health, fields she became interested in after seeing first-hand the toll industrial work was taking on the women living with her at Jane Addams’ Hull House. Hamilton was raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where...

Ulrike Boehm

Ulrike Boehm. We first encountered this week’s #WiSEWednesday honoree at last summer’s WiSE BBQ (she was attending CSHL’s Chromatin, Epigenetics and Gene Expression Course) and we haven’t stopped being inspired by her! Boehm is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the NIH, where she’s working at the National Cancer Institute to develop improved super-resolution...

Jess Wade

As we prepare for our WiSE/CSHL Library & Archives Women-In-STEM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, we want to introduce you to one of our biggest sources of inspiration, British physicist Jess Wade. Wade received a PhD in physics from Imperial College London, in 2016, where she continues to work as a Research Associate. We're not sure how...

Molly Hammell

Last week, computational biologist Molly Hammell was promoted to Associate Professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) – what better way to honor her than with a #WiSEWednesday?! So this week we’re thrilled to tell you more about Dr. Hammell, an amazing scientist who’s also been a great advocate for WiSE and our mission....

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