Rita Colwell

Distinguished University Professor both at the University of Maryland at College Park and at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Dr. Rita Colwell is creating an international network to address emerging infectious diseases and water issues for the entire world.

Rachel Dutton

Rachel Dutton studies microbial colonies by studying delicious cheeses.

Stephanie Schwabe

Considered one of the 40 best divers in the world, Dr. Stephanie Schwabe has been diving for over thirty years both in underground caves and open waters.

Emmanuelle Charpentier

Emmanuelle Charpentier is a microbiologist who helped create CRISPR/Cas9.

Alice Evans

Thanks to the work of Alice Evans, we can drink milk knowing that it’s been pasteurized to remove harmful bacteria.

Esther Lederberg

Meet Esther Lederberg, a microbiologist who made many influential discoveries.