The new system, named Cori after bio-chemist and Nobel Laureate Gerty Cori
, will help support more than 5,000 scientists annually on more than 700 projects in the areas.
He was followed by Louis Pasteur, Eduard Buchner (cell-free active enzymes), Otto Warburg, Claude Bernard, and Carl and Gerty Cori
, to name but a few.
Starting with Cornelia Clapp and ending with Mary Good, the volume also includes biographies of Annie Jump Cannon, Gerty Cori
, Barbara McClintock, Virginia Apgar, and Rachel Carson.
The history of the nine women Laureates - Gerty Cori
, Marie Curie, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Gertrude Elion, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Irene Joliot Curie, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Barbara McClintock, Rosalyn Yalow - and a few of their sisters whose genius was not recognized, including Mileva Einstein Maric, Lise Meitner and Rosalind Franklin - provides "a microcosm of the history of gender politics in science this century.