Elizabeth H. Blackburn

Female scientists at Salk Institute claim gender discrimination, 'old boys club'

Female scientists at Salk Institute claim gender discrimination, 'old boys club'

Renowned scientists Vicki Lundblad and Katherine Jones this week sued their employer, the Salk Institute, alleging that they and other women have suffered long-term gender discrimination at the La Jolla science center.

Their lawsuits claim that the institute has long been an “old boys club” with “a culture where women are paid less, not promoted and denied opportunities and benefits simply because they are...

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