Dr. Marie M. Daly

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Dr. Marie M. Daly

Dr. Marie Maynard Daly

Who is Dr. Daly?




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Question? Why is it significant that World War II was at its peak; but Dr. Daly still was able to find a job in the sciences as a female during that time?

Born: April 16, 1921 Birthplace: Queens, NY Education: Hunter College H.S. B.S. Chemistry, Queens College (1942) M.S. Chemisty, New York Unviersity (1944)Ph.D Chemistry, Columbia University (1947)Occupation: Biochemist Expertise Research: How compounds in the human body affect digestion. Death: October 28, 2003

With the help of Dr. Quentin Deming at Columbia University ' Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshira University; she discovered the link between high cholesterol and clogged arteries. Heart attacks was what caused her further research. The extended research: sugar on arteries and the effects of cigarette smoke in lungs In 1988, Daly established a scholarship fund for African American science students at Queens College. After all her education Dr. Daly taught at Howard University and Columbia University. Daly also conducted further research at Fockefeller Institute of Medince in NYC on composition and metabolism of components of the cell nucleus.

Endless Achievements...

Her father Ivan C. Daly influenced her love for Chemistry. Lack of financial assistnace led Marie Daly to become a lab assistant at Queens college to pay for her Chemistry graduate degree at NYU. Dr. Daly studied under Dr. Mary Caldwell who was a chemist and nutrionist who helped women in the field of Chemistry. Dissertation: "A Study of the Products Formed by the Action of Pancreatic Amylase on Corn Starch." Dr. Daly was a member of Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, the New York Academy of Science, the American Association for Advancement of Science.



Sources: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uog1k08Up44http://www.biography.com/people/marie-m-daly-604034http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/online-resources/chemistry-in-history/themes/biomolecules/proteins-and-sugars/daly.aspxhttp://www.african-american-scientists.com/bios/marie-maynard-daly.html


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