Exhibit detail: Mary Maynard
Marie Maynard Daly (1921-2003) was an American biochemist. She was the first African-American woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry. Daly made important contributions in four areas of research: the chemistry of histones, protein synthesis, the relationships between cholesterol and hypertension, and creatine's uptake by muscle cells.
Mary Maynard Daly, Markus library, exhibit