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331 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine Honorary Research Professor at Johns Hopkins. At the inception of her career in 1960, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology. Alongside her career responsibilities, Dr. Huang sat on the board of directors of the Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, in Taiwan from 1987 to 1988 and served as chair of the board of science counselors with the National Institute on Aging and National Institutes of Health from 1980 to 1984. Met with achievements throughout her career, she attributes her success to her three mentors: Maynard Hale at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Joe Varner at The Ohio State University and James Bonner at the California Institute of Technology. During her tenure in academia, Dr. Huang was afforded opportunities to work with PhD students and postdoctoral fellows at Johns Hopkins. These opportunities provided her with a chance to accomplish an important anti-cancer study and fulfill one of her long-term goals: preventing, treating and halting the spread of human malignancies, in addition to her ground-breaking research in the field of Chromatin Biology, as evident by her paper in Citation Classics Number 12; March 20, 1978 (Huang R C & Bonner J. Histone, a suppressor of chromosomal RNA synthesis. PNAS US 48: 1216-22, 1962). Dr. Huang was honored as Woman of the Year by the American Biographical Institute and received the Outstanding Asian-American Science Award and American Women in Science Award. Recognized as one of the Nation’s Most Respected Teachers from 2003 to 2005, she was a recipient of a visiting chair professorship from National Central University from 2008 to 2012. She holds a BS from National Taiwan University, MS from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and PhD from The Ohio State University. D r. Ru Chih Chow Huang is an influential molecular biology educator who has been serving Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore for the past 54 years. Hired by the university as an assistant professor of molecular biology in 1965, she was promoted to associate professor in 1971 and full professor since 1975. In 2011, Dr. Huang became an Inaugural Dr. William McElroy RU CHIH CHOW HUANG, PHD MOLECULAR BIOLOGY EDUCATOR Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD SCIENCES, PHARMACEUTICALS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY