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Mary Alice Yund

Mary Alice Yund, American biotechnology consultant. Achievements include first identification and characterization of ecdysteroid receptors. Research grantee National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, 1975-1986.


  • Yund, Mary Alice was born on February 12, 1943 in Xenia, Ohio, United States. Daughter of John Edward and Ethel Louise Stallard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Knox College, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1970.


    • Assistant research geneticist University California, Berkeley, 1975-1988. Private practice consultant, 1988-1997. Biotechnology consultant Technology Forecasters, Inc., Alameda, California, since 1997.

      Member development biology advisory panel National Science Foundation, Washington, 1983-1987. Visiting scientist National Science Foundation/ Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation United States/ Australia Cooperative Science Progam, North Ryde, Australia, 1980. Co-chair women in Bioscience Conference, Stanford, California, 1993.

      Organizer science seminar series and conferences in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include first identification and characterization of ecdysteroid receptors.


    • Contributor articles, reviews to professional journals, chapters to books.


    Consultant, counselor Bay Area Bioscience Center, Oakland, California, since 1992. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Genetics Society of America, Society for Developmental Biology, American Society Zoologists, Association for Women in Science (chapter officer since 1991), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.


    • Married E. William Yund, June 11, 1966.
    • father: John Edward
    • mother: Ethel Louise Stallard
    • spouse: E. William Yund
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    Born February 12, 1943
    (age 74)
    • 1965
      Knox College
    • 1970
      Harvard University
    • 1975 - 1988
      Assistant, research geneticist University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1988 - 1997
      private practice, consultant
    • 1997
      biotechnology consultant, Technology Forecasters
      Alameda, California, United States