December 8, 2014 – Excerpt from i2e:
Just a few years ago, we lived in a world that wasn’t connected by wireless networks and instantaneous communication. So you might have felt a bit isolated if you were raised in, say, Australia.
That was definitely the perception of Anne Pereira in the early 1980s as she served a postdoctoral fellowship at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. She had earned both her undergraduate and Ph.D. degrees in pathology at the University of Melbourne.
“I felt I was so far away from everything that was happening in science!” Pereira said. “I decided I needed to go either to Europe or America to be where I thought science was happening. Of course, this was all pre-Internet.”
Full article available here: https://i2e.org/ou-grad-dean-targets-drug-resistant-bacteria/