Women and Girls in Science

photo of Quyen Nguyen, Ranu Jung, Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Carla Pugh, and Charlotte Gaydos
NIBIB celebrates exceptional women grantees . Pictured top left to right: Quyen Nguyen, Ranu Jung, and Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic. Pictured bottom left to right: Carla Pugh and Charlotte Gaydos. Credit: (Top left to right) University of California San Diego; Florida International University; Columbia University. (Bottom photos) NIBIB.

Women and Girls in Science

NIBIB is celebrating the hard work of some exceptional women grantees. The global science community has recognized that a gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) has existed for many years. In the past fifteen years there has been an ongoing effort to promote and inspire women and girls to participate in STEM fields.  #WomenInScience

photo of Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic

Learn more about how Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic builds a human heart.  

photo of Carla Pugh

photo of Ranu Jung

Learn more about Dr. Ranu Jung's FDA-approved trial for the neural-enabled prosthetic hand. 

photo of Charlotte Gaydos

Find out how Dr. Charlotte Gaydos is bringing care to patients faster. 

photo of Quyen Nguyen

Listen to Dr. Quyen Nguyen's TEDMED talk and watch this video about color-coded surgery. Her research is also featured in the "Surgery of the Future" app developed by NIBIB.