Lydia Villa-Komaroff Pin
Lydia Villa-Komaroff Pin
The Wonder Women Project

Lydia Villa-Komaroff Pin

Regular price $9.99 $0.00

Series One, Pin No. 08

A molecular and cellular biologist who has been an academic laboratory scientist, a university administrator, and a business woman. She was the third Mexican American woman in the United States to receive a doctorate degree in cell biology at MIT. She is a co-founding member of The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science. She was part of a team that discovered how bacterial cells could be used to generate insulin.

Her enamel pin features a strand of DNA to symbolize the work in her field. 

Lydia Villa-Komaroff

Signed 8.5 x 11 print of the artwork used to create the Lydia Villa-Komaroff pin. Printed on archival heavyweight paper.


Share this Product

More from this collection