Nancy A. Moran: The winding path of a brilliant scientific life

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Nancy A. Moran is the Leslie Surginer Endowed Professor of integrative biology at the University of Texas at Austin; her work focuses on how biological complexity arises in associations of organisms, particularly between insects and microbes. This chapter, written by John P. McCutcheon, explores Dr. Moran's career path, her well-known work on insect endosymbionts, and her approach towards science and mentoring, as well as personal reflections from the author.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationWomen in Microbiology
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781683670575
ISBN (Print)9781555819538
StatePublished - Apr 10 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • American Academy of Microbiology
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Nancy A. Moran
  • Scientific life
  • STEM fields
  • UT-Austin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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