Facts on Women Nobel laureates

Marie Curie

Was a Polish-French physicist and chemist.

10 facts about Marie Curie

Gertrude Belle Elion

Was an American pharmacologist and biochemist who was famous for her scientific discovery of drugs to treat leukemia and herpes and to prevent the rejection of kidney transplants.

10 facts about Gertrude Belle Elion

Barbara McClintock

was an American scientist and the 1983 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

10 facts about Barbara McClintock

Christiane Nusslein-Volhard

is a German biologist

10 facts about Christiane Nusslein-Volhard

Dorothy Hodgkin

was a British chemist, credited with the development of protein crystallography

10 facts about Dorothy Hodgkin

Gerty Theresa Cori

was an American biochemist who became the third woman—and first American woman—to win a Nobel Prize in science

10 facts about Gerty Theresa Cori

Irene Joliot-Curie

A French scientist.

10 facts about Irene Joliot-Curie

Maria Goeppert-Mayer

A German born American theoretical physicist.

10 facts about Maria Goeppert-Mayer

Rita Levi-Montalcini

An Italian neurologist.

10 facts about Rita Levi-Montalcini