Women In STEAM Fields

Flossie Wong-Staal

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Virologist, Molecular Biologist and Professor Emerita at University of California, San Diego. She was the first scientist to clone HIV and determine the function of its genes, which was a major step in proving that HIV is the cause of AIDS. She is Co-Dounder and Chief Scientific Officer of iTherX that discovers and develops therapies for Hepatitis C. Moreā€¦