1918 – Born on the 23rd of January in New York City, New York, United States.
1937 – She graduated in Hunter College, New York, United States.
1941 – She graduated with her Master of Science degree in New York University, Unted States.
1970 – She moved to the Research Triangle in Piedmont, United States.
– She served as a professor at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A.
1988 – She received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
1991 – She received the National Medal of Science.
– She became the first woman to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
1997 – She received the Lemelson-MIT Lifetime Achievement Award.
1999 – She died on the 21st of February in North Carolina, United States.