Authorship Daily Challenge – Day 8

The Hidden Figures of Genetics.


How can acknowledgements conceal the contributions of people to research?

Watch this 4-minute video on how women programmers were written out of the history of population genetics in the 1970s:

Do you want to read more?

The full article is at Dung, S. K., López, A., Lopez Barragan, E., Reyes, R.-J., Thu, R., Castellanos, E., Catalan, F., Huerta-Sánchez, E., & Rohlfs, R. V. (2019). Illuminating Women’s Hidden Contribution to Historical Theoretical Population Genetics. Genetics, 211(2):363–366.