|Alma mater||Hunter College and University of Iowa|
|Known for||Mammalian transgenesis|
|Awards||Genetics Society of America Medal (1981)|
Ernst Jung Gold Medal for Medicine (1990)
Pearl Meister Greengard Prize (2007)
March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology
Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research
|Fields||Embryology, Developmental biology|
|Institutions||University of Chicago|
Fox Chase Cancer Center
|Doctoral advisor||Emil Witschi|
Early life[change | change source]
Awards and honors[change | change source]
In 1996 she shared the inaugural March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology with Ralph L. Brinster for their work in developing transgenic mice. Much of her career has been spent at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia where, in 2002, she was named to the Jack Schultz Chair in Basic Science. Mintz is a member of both the United States National Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
References[change | change source]
- Byers, Paula Kay (1998). Encyclopedia of World Biography: Mich-Orl. p. 49. ISBN 978-0-7876-2221-3.
- Bailey, Martha J. (1994). American Women in Science: A Biographical Dictionary. Abc-Clio Incorporated. p. 252. ISBN 978-0-87436-740-9.
- Alumni Fellows, 2002 Recipients Archived 2009-11-20 at the Wayback Machine, The University of Iowa
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Beatrice Mintz at Wikimedia Commons