Famous Female Biologists

List of famous female biologists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female biologists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being biologists. There are thousand of females working as biologists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic biologists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a biologist then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of people like Sandra Steingraber and Lynn Margulis.

While this isn't a list of all female biologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female biologists?" and "Who are the best female biologists?"

  • Rachel Carson
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: Dec. at 56 (1907-1964)
    • Birthplace: Springdale, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Kiki Sanford
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California
      • Age: 73
      • Birthplace: Hobart, Australia