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Dr. Mary Jane Osborn

National Academy of Sciences Interview with Dr. Mary Jane Osborn

Osborn describes her family’s journey west to California during the early 1930s, when she was only five years old. She grows up in Beverly Hills—amid surprisingly few celebrities—and follows her interest in science with her unconventional father’s encouragement. Osborn recalls the difficulties of her early years in physiology and at her ill father’s bedside, along with the triumphs of her years in biochemistry and microbiology. She explains how new techniques are exposing unexpected complexity in bacteria, and how better understanding the complicated bugs might help researchers tame their toxicity and develop new antibiotics. Sexism was only rarely an issue in her career, says Osborn, who urges young people—particularly young women—interested in scientific work to “go for it.”

Education of Mary Jane Osborn

2 Educational Institution(s) are currently recorded in Wikidata about Mary Jane Osborn

Where Mary Jane Osborn Worked

2 Employers of Mary Jane Osborn Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • start time:
    1962-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • end time:
    1968-01-01T00:00:00Z
Company Name:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Description:
College of Medicine located in New York.
Website:
http://einstein.yu.edu
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University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • start time:
    1968-01-01T00:00:00Z
Company Name:
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Website:
http://medicine.uchc.edu/
Reference:
Wikidata

Memberships of Mary Jane Osborn

3 Organizations that Mary Jane Osborn is a Member of Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

AAAS
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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

United States honorary society and center for independent policy research





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NAS

National Academy of Sciences

science branch of the United States National Academies

start time: 1978-01-01T00:00:00Z





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Mary Jane Osborn
NSB

National Science Board

start time: 1980-01-01T00:00:00Z

end time: 1986-01-01T00:00:00Z





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University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Colorado Springs
University of Washington
University of California, Berkeley
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
National Science Board
National Academy of Sciences
Beverly Hills
Farmington
Farmington

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