Anna Chao Pai (b. 1935)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0795]

Creator: Burrows, Ted

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-0795

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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.

Subject

  • Pai, Anna C. 1935-
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Sweet Briar College

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-0795

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Topic

  • Genetics
  • Women scientists

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0795]