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Fighting for Equality in Science
Read about Nancy Hopkins' (LINK) work to change the academic world into a more hospitable place for women scientists in this article from Oxygen.

Fishing For Genes
Dr. Hopkins' work with zebrafish may one day help scientists understand a range of human diseases, from birth defects to cancer. Read more in this Boston Globe article.

Making a Splash with Zebrafish
Why do we care about zebrafish? Read this Bioscience article and learn about all the fascinating things that these fish teach us.

Zebrafish information network
Do you want to know more about zebrafish? Look no further. ZFIN provides information on anatomy, genetics, publications and the latest research news.

 

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A Passion for DNA  
  Gene Reader  
  Fishing for Baby Genes  
  A Gene You Won't Forget  
  Genes for Youth  
  Bypass Genes on Trial  
 
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