Sharon R. Long
William C. Steere, Jr. - Pfizer Inc. Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor, by courtesy, of Biochemistry
B.S. with Honors, California Inst. of Technology, Independ. Studies, Biochemistry (1973)
Ph.D., Yale University, Cell and Developmental Biology (1979)
Sharon Long received her undergraduate degree from Caltech, and carried out her PhD studies at Yale, working with Ian Sussex on plant development. She was a postdoc with Fred Ausubel where she began study of rhizobia-legume symbioses. She joined the Stanford faculty in 1982.