Millie Dresselhaus, Queen of Carbon Science
Dr. Mildred "Millie" Dresselhaus talks about getting into physics at a time when there were very few women, her carbon research, and her exciting career in science. She passed away on Feb 20, 2017 at age 86.
Nancy Wexler, Neuropsychologist & President of the Hereditary Disease Foundation
Nancy Wexler, PhD is a neuropsychologist who's devoted her life's work to finding a cure for the fatal hereditary disorder Huntington's Disease (HD). Although a cure has not been found for HD, Wexler and a team of "gene hunters" made the breakthrough discovery of locating the Huntington gene and dramatically changed how science of approached. Wexler herself has a one in two chance of having the disease.