Amy Cheng Vollmer: The Unofficial Ambassador for Good Bacteria

Amy Cheng Vollmer: The Unofficial Ambassador for Good Bacteria

by Juleyka
0 0 8 months ago
In this episode, Fred Lawrence, Secretary and CEO of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, welcomes professor Amy Cheng Vollmer from Swarthmore College. A microbiologist whose research centers on how bacteria react to different types of stresses, discusses her ongoing fascination with bacteria, why failure is important in her field, the need for STEAM, not just STEM, and what it means to her to be a Chinese-American woman in the sciences.

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