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Jo Handelsman named president of Rosalind Franklin Society

Jo Handelsman, bacteriology and plant pathology, has been chosen as president of the newly founded Rosalind Franklin Society. The international Society will highlight the work of prominent women scientists, encourage greater opportunities for women in the biomedical sciences, and motivate and educate, by example and mentoring, young generations of women who have this calling. The Founding Board includes notable researchers, educators, administrators, and biomedical science advocates who will steer the Society toward its goals.

More information about the society is available in an article from Genetic Engineering News posted at www.cals.wisc.edu/downloads/RF_Society[1]-2.pdf