Angeline Dukes

This week for WiSE Wednesday we’re featuring Angeline Dukes, Ph.D. the President and Co-Founder of Black in Neuro, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at UMN, and Co-director of MINDS post-bac program. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the Historically Black College/University (HBCU), Fisk University, in 2017. She recently defended her Ph.D. in Christie...

Margaret W. Rossiter

“It is important to note early that women’s historically subordinate ‘place,’ in science (and thus their invisibility to even experienced historians of science) was not a coincidence and was not due to any lack of merit on their part, it was due to the camouflage intentionally placed over their presence in science.” – Margaret...

Marthe Gautier

This week for WiSE Wednesday we’re featuring Dr. Marthe Gautier who passed away last month at the age of 96. She was a pediatric cardiologist and a long-forgotten key contributor to the discovery of trisomy 21 and its role in Down Syndrome. It is not uncommon to hear of women scientists of the 1950’s...

Anandi Gopal Joshi

In 1883 an 18-year-old woman addressed a packed house in Serampore college in Bengal, India. “Igo to America because I wish to study medicine,” she declared. “Ladies both European and Native are naturally averse to expose themselves in cases of emergency to treatment by doctors of the other sex. In myhumble opinion, there is...

Akiko Iwasaki

Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., is currently the Sterling Professor of Immunobiology; Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; of Epidemiology; and of Dermatology; and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator at Yale University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto (Canada), and completed her postdoctoral training from the National Institutes of Health (USA)....

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