March is Women’s History Month:
Time to commemorate and encourage the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Click on individuals below to learn more!
Sara Aton, PhD
Now an Associate Professor at University of Michigan, Sara’s lab studies how different aspects of neurophysiology, which change during sleep, contribute to memory.
The first woman in America to be distinguished as a botanist
Gerti Cori, PhD
Professor at Washington University in St. Louis Medical School
A pioneering microbiologist and a researcher at the US Department of Agriculture
Swanne Gordon, PhD
Swanne has achieved several prestigious fellowships and secured funding throughout every stage of her academic training.
Ruth Ella Moore, PhD
In 1933, became the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in the natural sciences