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  • Mary-Claire King '67, Mathematics major
    September 8, 2014

    Mary-Claire King '67 Receives Prestigious Lasker Foundation Award

    Mary-Claire King '67, professor of genome sciences and of medicine at the University of Washington, has received the 2014 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science. King is a world leader in cancer genetics and in the application of genetics to resolution of human rights abuses. The foundation cited her "bold, imaginative and diverse contributions to medical science and human rights. … Her work has touched families around the world.”