Dr. Ruth Ella Moore

Dr. Ruth Ella Moore was a bacteriologist whose research led to a better understanding of tuberculosis, gut microbiome, tooth decay, and blood types.

Dr. Jane Hinton

Dr. Jane Hinton was an African American WWII vet who invented a special agar to test antibiotic susceptibility.

Dorothy Mclendon

Dorothy McClendon, born in Louisiana, was an African-American microbiologist who researched microorganisms that degraded military tank insulation.