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Ben Barres, PhD
The first openly transgender scientist in the National Academy of Sciences (2013).
Ruth Bleier, MD
One of the first feminist scholars to explore how gender biases have shaped biology.
Lisa Graumlich, PhD
A paleoecologist who studies the interactions between the climate, ecosystems and humans
Dean Hamer, PhD
He is known for his research on the role of genetics in sexual orientation and human behavior, contributions to biotechnology and HIV/AIDS prevention.
Alfred Kinsey, PhD
An entomologist and sexologist, regarded as the first major figure in American sexology.
John Pham, PhD
His research focused on the mechanisms of RNA splicing and RNA interference.