Dr. Gerald Rubin is a fly guy. He is vice president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and executive director of HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus in northern Virginia and a passionate student of the fly connectome: a map of every neural circuit in the brain of Drosophila melanogaster.
Recently a group of college students, all women, from the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) gathered at Natcher Conference Center for a career-focused symposium, “Preparing Women to Lead: Women in Science Careers."
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Electron microscope image provides a close-up view of a 3-D woven scaffold on which stem cells were grown.