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Marie Maynard Daly
Transcript of Marie Maynard Daly
Contribution to Chemistry
She worked as a lab assistant at Queens University. Served as a physical science instructor at Howard University. studied the cell nucleus at Rockefeller Institute. Returned to Columbia university to teach Biochem. moved to Yeshiva University to continue research and to teach Biochem. She also was an investigator for the american heart association.
She works to find the cause of a heart attack. she find the relationship between high cholesterol and clogged arteries. Gave us a new understanding of how diet and food affects health of our heart.
Died October 28, 2003
Born April 16, 1921
Graduated from Hunter High School
Queens College got her Bachelor's Degree
New York University got her Graduate Degree
Columbia University as a doctoral student
She Was married to Vincent Clark. Her father immigrated from British West Indies and worked as a postal clerk. He tryed to go to school for chemistry but could not due to no fund. When visiting her grandparents she would read about scientist and what they achieved. This is where she got her love of science from.
Marie Maynard Daly
Historical times in which she lived
WW1 was at its peak.
First female African American to receive a Ph.D. in Chemistry
1953 Watson and Crick found the cell structure which helps further her research.
She really cared about he family and love to help minority. She stared scholar ship in honor of her father so they can go to school like he wanted. She was every active in helping teach minority and to try to get them to go to school for scientific things. she was very involved in helping minority because of her having to over come her race and gender.