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Mon Aug 29 12:17:15 EST 1994

I'll answer this one on the net, as it's less personal to me and also, I'
ll sing Maria Pelligrini's praises anytime.  She's terrific and you can 
tell her I said so, although I doubt if she would remember me.  I'm also 
glad to know that she is doing well, as she got cancer in the early 80's 
and we were all worried about her.  If you want to work for Maria and can 
find something that fits with her work, go for it.  She's terrific.  And 
as a Post doc, fewer of the horrible things I said about USC would 
apply.  There are some folks in the NIBS program to watch out for, but 
most are terrific.  Lou Byerly is also great as is Chein Ping Ko, and less 
sexist men you will not find.  I don't know anything about the BE program 
so can't help there.  Good luck.  I'm interested in what you decide.

Janet Ott, Ph. D.  Lab I The Evergreen State College  Olympia Wa.  98505

On 27 Aug 1994, Leslie Kay wrote:

> Ok, I will start a new topic, since saying we want the old
> one to stop doesn't do much good unless there is something
> to replace it.  I suggest a topic from selfish motives.
> I received some very good and informative responses to 
> my questions about schools in LA.  Now I have some more
> specific questions, not necessarily _women_ in bio related,
> but definitely professionally related.
> I was down at USC this past week, talking to a few folks
> in Biomedical Engineering (BME) and the NIBS program.  It
> seems like a good, very cooperative, and newish program.
> Does anyone out there know more about it?  Is it as good
> as it seems? BTW I'm looking for post doc positions there,
> not grad school.  I've talked with several students, but 
> no post docs there yet.
> BTW on the female topic.... The dean of research there is
> a woman and highly regarded by the people with whom I 
> spoke.  Her name is Maria Pellegrini, a molecular biologist.
> Leslie Kay
> lmk2 at garnet.berkeley.edu

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