Member Book Announcement

Commission member Soňa Štrbáňova, Centre for the History of Sciences and Humanities, Czech Republic, is pleased to announce the publication of her book, Holding Hands with Bacteria: The Life and Work of Marjory Stephenson, in the series, SpringerBriefs in History of Chemistry (Springer-Verlag, 2016).


From the book’s website: “[Stephenson] was one of the first scientists to use microorganisms as models for research into cellular biochemical processes and their regulation…. Štrbáňová outlines Stephenson’s constant battle with practices of undeclared discrimination…. [T]he life of Marjory Stephenson is of interest to biochemists, molecular biologists, historians of the chemical and biological sciences, and women scientists of all generations.”

Cite this blog post
Donald Opitz (2016, June 10). Member Book Announcement. Women's Commission. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from

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