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Flossie Wong-Staal – the most cited female scientist of the 1980s – passed away July 8. The UCLA graduate left behind a legacy of being the first to clone and analyze HIV, which was fundamental to modern virology.

A molecular biologist, Flossie Wong-Staal helped establish H.I.V. as the cause of AIDS, then cloned it and took it apart to understand how it evades the immune system. She has died at 73.

A molecular biologist, Flossie Wong-Staal helped establish H.I.V. as the cause of AIDS, then cloned it and took it apart to understand how it evades the immune system. She has died at 73.

A molecular biologist, Flossie Wong-Staal helped establish H.I.V. as the cause of AIDS, then cloned it and took it apart to understand how it evades the immune system. She has died at 73.

A molecular biologist, Flossie Wong-Staal helped establish H.I.V. as the cause of AIDS, then cloned it and took it apart to understand how it evades the immune system. She has died at 73.

Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal was a molecular biologist who helped establish HIV as the cause of AIDS. Today, we remember her life and the invaluable contributions she made to further HIV science. Rest in peace.

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Flossie Wong-Staal was among the first to discover that HIV causes AIDS, and her subsequent work led to the standard drug cocktail treatments used today.

I’m saddened to hear about the passing of Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal. As a molecular biologist, her groundbreaking H.I.V. research is now a solid foundation for COVID-19 research. We're lucky to have had her live in San Diego & work at @UCSanDiego  during the last years of her life.

We remember four noteworthy figures who passed this week: civil rights leader C.T. Vivian; journalist Christopher Dickey; “Magic School Bus” author Joanna Cole; and HIV research pioneer Flossie Wong-Staal

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A molecular biologist, Flossie Wong-Staal helped establish H.I.V. as the cause of AIDS, then cloned it and took it apart to understand how it evades the immune system. She has died at 73.

A molecular biologist, Flossie Wong-Staal helped establish H.I.V. as the cause of AIDS, then cloned it and took it apart to understand how it evades the immune system. She has died at 73.

A molecular biologist, Flossie Wong-Staal helped establish H.I.V. as the cause of AIDS, then cloned it and took it apart to understand how it evades the immune system. She has died at 73.

In an age of TikTok stars and counterfeit heroes, Flossie Wong-Staal is worthy of great admiration. Her life’s work helped millions of Americans and is still helping scientists as they unlock the mysteries of Covid-19.

flossie wong-staal'>Dr Flossie Wong-Staal and her colleages were the firs to clone HIV and map its genes, leading to an HIV test!…

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