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Bacteria Talk, Plants Listen: The Discovery of Plant Immune Receptors, an Interview with Pamela Ronald

Dr. Pamela Ronald

A series of graduate student conversations with leading women biologists, at the Women in Science Symposium at Cornell April 2-3. Dr. Pamela Ronald Prof. Pamela Ronald, a Professor in Plant Pathology at University of California, Davis and director of Grass Genetics at the Joint Bioenergy Institute, studies genes that control the plant response to stress. [...]

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At Home Underwater and on Land: A Conversation with Mary Power

Dr. Mary Power, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

A series of graduate student conversations with leading women biologists, at the Women in Science Symposium at Cornell April 2-3. Dr. Mary Power, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Mary Power, a prominent stream ecologist from UC Berkeley, has not only written many important papers in food web and community ecology, [...]

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From Babies to Baboons: One Woman’s Path to Success

Dr. Jeanne Altmann, Eugene Higgins Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Emeritus, Princeton University

A series of graduate student conversations with leading women biologists, at the Women in Science Symposium at Cornell April 2-3. With only eight weeks until my Ph.D. defense, I am madly scrambling to finish my dissertation. For the past six years, I’ve strained every last neuron I have in my research on bird communication; now [...]

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Empirically Dancing Your Way to the Top—How Nicole Dubilier Does It!

Nicole Dubilier, professor and head of the Symbiosis Group at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, Germany

A series of graduate student conversations with leading women biologists, at the Women in Science Symposium at Cornell April 2-3. At a recent event celebrating the achievements of women in the life sciences at Cornell University – Frontiers in Life Sciences – there was a lot of talk about how to become a successful female [...]

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The Co-Evolution of Insects, Plants and a Career

Dr. May Berenbaum, professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

A series of graduate student conversations with leading women biologists, at the Women in Science Symposium at Cornell April 2-3. Insects are difficult to work with. First, they are small. While titan beetles can reach 15 cm, some parasitic wasps are smaller than a single-celled paramecium. Second, they are hard to differentiate. Even veteran entomologists [...]

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