Langford describes how E. E. Just’s intelligence, persistence and innovative ways of pursuing his science allowed him to become a successful biologist in spite of the challenges faced by African American scientists in the early 1900s.
About the interviewer: After completing graduate school at UCSF, Sarah Goodwin became the Director of iBiology.org.
Dr. Langford is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and a Professor of cell biology and neuroscience at Syracuse University. He is also a long-time MBL summer researcher. He has actively promoted diversity in science throughout his career; he was the first chair of the ASCB Minority Affairs Committee and the first recipient… Continue Reading