Dr. Kathleen Drew-Baker, “Mother of the Sea”, a Manchester scientist celebrated each year for half a century in Japan
BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology | 15 Aug 2013
C Harris, K Matsuda and DB Sattelle
2013 marks the 50th annual Drew festival in Uto City, Japan, celebrating the work of University of Manchester botanist, Dr. Kathleen Drew-Baker. Her insight into the reproductive biology of algae was the key to efficient farming of the seaweed “nori” which is a familiar component of Japanese food.
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