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Famous women in biology and related fields

  • Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, 2008 Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine
  • Elizabeth Blackburn, 2009 Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine
  • Linda Buck, 2004 Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine
  • Gerty Theresa Cori (bio-chemist)
  • Gertrude Elion (bio-chemist)
  • Rosalind Franklin (bio-physicist)
  • Carol Greider, 2009 Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine
  • Lynn Margulis, founder of numerous theories including Gaia and endosymbiosis
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini (neurologist)
  • Barbara McClintock
  • Christiane Nusslein-Volhard
  • Anita Roberts
  • Alice Stewart
  • Roslyn Yalow, 1977 Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine, the second woman Physiology laureate [1]

Other women in biology and related fields