She was one of the world's most distinguished cytogeneticists.
McClintock received her PhD in botany from Cornell University in 1927. There she started her career as the leader in the development of maize cytogenetics, the focus of her research for the rest of her life.
She was recognized among the best in the field, awarded prestigious fellowships, and elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1944.
was an American scientist in the field of genetics, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Nobel laureate who with Edward Lawrie Tatum discovered the role of genes in regulating biochemical events within cells in 1958.
was a British biochemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry twice
was an American biochemist who became the third woman—and first American woman—to win a Nobel Prize in science
was a British chemist, credited with the development of protein crystallography
Is an American geneticist and biophysicist who was noted for the discovery of the molecular structure of DNA.
Was a biophysicist of German-American descent, known widely for his work on bacteria and other significant biological discoveries.
was an American biologist and University Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Was an American biologist often called the “father of biodiversity” or “socio-biology” for discovering hundreds of new insect species.
Was an English biochemist recognized as the father of British biochemistry for his invaluable contribution to this field.