Jewel Plummer Cobb, American biologist, cancer researcher, and academic (d. 2017) was born on January 17, 1924.

Jewel Plummer Cobb was an American biologist, cancer researcher, professor, dean, and academic administrator. She contributed to the field of cancer research by studying the cure for melanoma. Cobb was an advocate for increasing the representation of women and students of color in universities, and she created programs to support students interested in pursuing graduate school.

Jewel Plummer Cobb, American biologist, cancer researcher, and academic (d. 2017) was born on January 17, 1924.

January 17, 1924

Jewel Plummer Cobb, American biologist, cancer researcher, and academic (d. 2017) was born on January 17, 1924.

Jewel Plummer Cobb was an American biologist, cancer researcher, professor, dean, and academic administrator. She contributed to the field of cancer research by studying the cure for melanoma. Cobb was an advocate for increasing the representation of women and students of color in universities, and she created programs to support students interested in pursuing graduate school.