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LifeSciences/Pharma Sales Professional Interview

Please tell us about yourself. How did you end up in such an offbeat, unconventional and interesting career?

Girish received his Ph.D. from the Department of LMP (Laboratory, Medicine & Pathology) at University of Toronto in Clinical Biochemistry, investigating biomarkers for early detection of prostate cancer. 874 more words


Shinya Yamanaka

Shinya Yamanaka is a Japanese researcher who won the Nobel Prize in medicine for generating induced pluripotent stem cells from adult mouse fibroblasts.

  • Middle School: Life Science (Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms)
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Nettie Stevens

Nettie Stevens was an early American geneticist who first observed the XY sex determination system.

  • Middle School: Life Science (Growth, Development, and Reproduction of Organisms)
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Marie Maynard Daly

Marie Maynard Daly was an American biochemist who studied the nuclei of tissues to determine the base compositions of the deoxypentose nucleic acids present. She studied the effects of aging, hypertension, and atherosclerosis had on the metabolism of the arterial wall. 46 more words


Frances Kelsey

Frances Kelsey was a Canadian pharmacologist who refused to authorize the drug thalidomide for market safety concerns, which was later shown to cause serious birth defects. 19 more words


Esther Lederberg

Esther Lederberg was an American microbiologist and pioneer of bacterial genetics. She discovered bacterial virus lambda, the transfer of genes between bacteria by specialized transduction, and the development of replica planting. 19 more words


Ernest Everett Just

Ernest Everett Just was an African American biologist and science writer tho first recognized the role of the cell surface in the development of organisms. 22 more words