Women in Science


Here’s a link to a thought-provoking article from Sharona Gordon on the lack of gender equality in physiology:

Gordon Editorial

Along these lines, a study was published this summer demonstrating that elite male faculty members in the life sciences are less likely to employ women compared to their female colleagues.  This is a significant finding because, for example, only 10% of all faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences yet 60% of new faculty members did a postdoc with a with a member of the National Academy.

Sheltzer & Smith

Interview with Sheltzer & Smith

After all of the bad news for women, here’s some advice (and a positive outlook) from a Harvard Professor/mom on how to love your job:

Nagpal Advice


Anne Carlson