Dr. Agnes Day

STEM Career: Microbiologist (The study of all living organisms that are too small to be visible with the naked eye)

Significant Contribution/s: Research on drug-resistant fungi and breast cancer health disparities

Birth: July 20, 1952

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http://www.scienceupdate.com/spotlights/african-american-scientists/#agnes-day

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