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In March, #WhyIScience is marking Women's History Month by talking to some of the people powering Broad research about their science and the importance of gender diversity. Visit our Twitter feed to hear more from these accomplished women.
- Yang Luo uses math to explore the interplay between DNA, the immune system, and disease
- Adrianne Gladden-Young hopes to make a difference in the fight against infectious disease
- Practical science: Jane Wilkinson shapes genomic research with collaborative approach
- Anna Greka on mentors, superheroes, and a neglected disease
- Alicia Martin seeks diversity to better understand human genetics
- Irresistible: Lola Fagbami talks about her work on drug-resistance and the curiosity that drives her pursuit of science
- Elinor Karlsson draws disease insights from dog descent
Corrie Painter and Eli Van Allen
Power to the patient: The importance of direct-to-patient engagement in the fight against both common and rare cancer
Matthew Meyerson and Rameen Beroukhim
Beyond base pairs: The study of structural variation in cancers
Inventing tools to understand the human microbiome