Pickford, Grace E., 1902-1986

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Biographical History

Grace E. Pickford (1902-1986) primarily studied ichthyology and endocrinology. She was born in Bournemouth, England in 1902, and went on to earn a degree from Cambridge University in natural sciences and Ph.D. from Yale University. She was a traveling scholar of Newnham College, Cambridge in South Africa, from 1925-1927. From 1934 to 1948 she was Assistant Professor at Albertus Magnus College. She eventually joined the biology faculty of Yale University, where she remained until her retirement in 1970.


Brown, Patricia (1994). "Early women ichthyologists." Environmental Biology of Fishes (41) 9-30. Retrieved June 20, 2016 from https://swfsc.noaa.gov/uploadedFiles/Education/Women%20in%20Ichthyology.pdf

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