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Celebrating Women in Science: Kamal Ranadive

July 28, 2022
In 1917, when Kamal Ranadive was born in Pune, India, it was rare for a woman to occupy a seat in the local Fergusson College, especially in the sciences. But lucky for Ranadive, her father, who taught in the biology department, encouraged her to pursue an education. She graduated from Fergusson with a bachelor’s of science in 1934 and continued her education to earn a doctorate in cytology from Bombay University.
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Cracking the Code on Multiple Sclerosis

October 04, 2021
It was a splash of ice-cold water in the face. Amy Hernandez’s friend was only seventeen years old and just diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease that deteriorates the body. Hernandez (‘23) was in the second year of her molecular biology degree at BYU. The sudden, early-onset diagnosis prompted hours of research under Hernandez's mentor, microbiology and molecular biology professor Mary Davis, to answer the question: why is early MS onset in ethnic minorities reached at an earlier age than in Caucasian populations?
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Sprouts from the Ashes

October 04, 2021
Also hailing from Europe, marine biology student and Sheffield, England native Rebekah Stanton (’21) wanted to earn her PhD at BYU but couldn’t find a program that fit her needs. After receiving an unexpected email from plant and wildlife sciences professor Sam St Clair, she packed her bags and joined his research team to study just the opposite of marine biology—they were going to study the desert.
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Najla Al-Sonboli, World Health Assembly's Heroine of Health

September 01, 2021
Women in Science: Al-Sonboli was a pediatrician in Yemen who continued to care for the children while the hospital was under fire during rocket attacks.
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Upcoming women in science

July 12, 2021
Members from the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science are recognized for their contributions to the world of science
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Wildflowers: The next eco-trend?

June 15, 2021
Environmental science graduate student Alyssa Brown spends most of her thesis research time in the mountains of Provo canyon, studying wildflowers.
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