Barnard has no shortage of women researchers who lead the way and open doors for other women.
Year of Science Stories
Catherine Cardelús ’96, Leslie Cooperband ’82, and Rhea Suh ’92 each work to create a healthier planet.
Biology lecturer and alumna Chisa Hidaka ’86 guides students through the intersection of STEM and movement by exploring the anatomy in action.
The alumna works at the nexus of art, oncology, and deep empathy.
This cell biologist made groundbreaking discoveries that paved the way for diabetes research. #BarnardYearOfScience
“Barnard was one of the only schools where I was able to focus on biology and dance,” said the physical therapist.
After a research career fueled by mentorship, the professor emerita turns her sights on educating the public.
Sarah Barlow-Ochshorn ’20, the Archives Processing and Pedagogy Fellow, shares the significance of Poindexter’s newly donated papers.
As part of a team of staff and faculty, Melissa E. Flores ’16 helped Barnard’s Biology Department redesign its curriculum to ensure inclusivity for students from all backgrounds. #BarnardCelebratesWomensHistoryMonth
The 2021 Gilliam fellow offers insight into her studies in pathobiology and shares how Barnard helped shape her career in lab-based scientific research. #BarnardYearOfScience
The lacrosse defender and English and biology major shares her experiences as a student athlete and how lacrosse got her to Barnard. #BarnardYearOfScience