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Anna Chao Pai (b. 1935)

Creator: Burrows, Ted


Subject: Pai, Anna C. 1935-

       Albert Einstein College of Medicine

       Sweet Briar College


Type: Black-and-white photographs


Topic: Genetics

     Women scientists


Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0795]


Summary: When this photograph was distributed, Anna Chao Pai (b. 1935) was a predoctoral student in the Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, working with Dr. Salome Waelsch on developmental genetics and cross-breeding special strains of mice. The granddaughter of a Chinese warlord (Marshal Chang Tso Lin), Anna Chao had immigrated to the United States in 1940 with her family and had graduated from Sweet Briar College in 1957. Author of Foundations of Genetics (1974) and other works, she described her remarkable life journey and career in remarks ("Challenges, Privilege, and Obligation") delivered at the Sweet Briar College Commencement, May 10, 2008


Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archivess


Persistent URL:Link to data base record


Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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Taken on July 21, 2011