Oral Histories

Interview of Frances M. Brodsky

Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences: Francis M. Brodsky
Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
Science, Medicine, and Technology
Novak, Steven J.
Brodsky, Frances M.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
Interviews in this series, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, document the research of "outstanding scientists from quality institutions" chosen by the Pew Scholars Program to receive four-year stipends.
Childhood and education in Princeton, New Jersey; attends Radcliffe College; gains experience in the Paul D. Gottlieb laboratory; wins a Marshall Scholarship to study abroad; making monoclonal antibodies in the Walter F. Bodmer laboratory at Oxford University; makes monoclonal antibodies against clathrin in the Jack L. Strominger lab at Harvard University; postdoc with Peter Parham at Stanford University; hired by Becton Dickinson Immunocytometry Systems; accepts a position at University of California, San Francisco; investigates histocompatibility molecule pathways within the cell; attempts to clone and crystallize the clathrin heavy chain gene; biotechnology companies; science funding; the status of women in science.