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Asked in Biology, Animal Behavior, Genetics
What is Jewel Plummer Cobb's religion?
Jewel Plummer Cobb was confirmed in the Episcopal Church when she was eleven. During her years in New York (in the 1950s) she attended the Unitarian Church, being very attracted to them by their efforts against segregation. ...
Asked in Genetics
What did jewel plummer cobb do?
she studied cell biology and work to advance womens Largely known for her work with skin pigment, or melanin, cell biologist and cell physiologist Jewel Plummer Cobb (born 1924) has encouraged women and ethnic minorities to enter the sciences. An educator and researcher, she contributed to the field of chemotherapy with her research on how drugs affected cancer cells. ...
Asked in Biology
What did Jewel Plummer create?
While working on treatments for melanoma, Jewel Plummer Cobb tested Methotrexate and found it effective on skin and lung cancer, as well as childhood leukemia. She is a child of freed slaves. She was famous for her work in cancer treatments. Methotrexate is used for a broad range of cancers, including breast cancer. This persistent woman, almost denied a college education, went on to earn her full degrees and was given 22 honorary doctorates and many other academic awards. ...
Asked in Animal Behavior, Genetics
Jewel Plummer Cobb When she died?
some sources say that she has been dead for a long time while others say that shes alive and well.. I dont know what the correct answer is, but these are the possible answers according to research.Hope this helps! Dr. Cobb is not dead. Her health is fragile. She lives in New Jersey and her son handles her social activities. I contacted him via Facebook. We have mutual friends thorough a civic organization. ai contacted him for some research that I am...