Gender balance is improving in science, but STEM fields have traditionally been male-dominated. In this newsletter, we talked with scientists Carol Greider, Nancy Hopkins, Joan Steitz, and Elizabeth McCullagh about the past and ongoing challenges for women forging a career in academic research.

Successful women scientists

The Leaking Pipeline

Successful women scientists discuss the obstacles they overcame in their careers.

Douglas R. Lowy

2019 Lasker~APSA Lecture

Lasker Laureate Douglas R. Lowy examines how vaccination can prevent HPV-associated cancers.

Jeannie Lee

Jeannie Lee: X Chromosome Inactivation

In a three-part seminar, Jeannie Lee explores the physiological importance of X chromosome inactivation and how it provides a research model to study gene silencing by long non-coding RNAs.