France / August 20, 1930 Developmental Biologist; Director, Institute of Embryology at C.N.R.S.
“Outstanding Contribution to Embryology through the Development of the Technology for Making Chicken/Quail Chimeras”
A biologist who invented a new technology to produce quail-chick chimeras from chickens and quails. Thereby, the development of the nervous and immune systems in higher animals was illuminated. She has made significant contributions to the establishment of the method known as "Embryo Manipulation."