More information on this program can be found here.

Fall 2017:

Recently, the SSP team traveled to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory for a meeting on Forty Years of mRNA Splicing and conducted interviews with women prominent on the program. The team sought to learn more about the original discovery of RNA splicing in 1977.

Interview with Jean Beggs (bio):

Full text: BeggsInterview2017

Interview with Magda Konarska (bio):

Full text: KonarskaInterview2017

Interview with Nouria Hernandez (bio):

Full text: HernandezInterview2017




Coverage in The Justice, independent student newspaper of Brandeis University, based on November 29, 2016 talk by the trio at the Brandeis WSRC Scholar Lecture Series: Scholar looks at female scientists’ role in RNA splicing discovery

From left to right: Jaime Korner Brandeis ’17, Dr. Pnina Abir-Am, Danielle Roberts Brandeis ’17


Spring 2016 SSP Journal entry: Women Scientists in RNA Splicing

TBD:Photo and summary from Kristen Mullin

For 2007-2014, see here.