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Jewel Plummer Cobb
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Born (1924-01-17)January 17, 1924
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died January 1, 2017(2017-01-01) (aged 92)
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Occupation
  • biologist
  • cancer researcher
  • academic administrator
  • dean
Employer
Awards
  • Achievement in Excellence Award from the Center for Excellence in Education
  • Candace Award

Jewel Plummer Cobb (January 17, 1924 – January 1, 2017) was an American biologist, cancer researcher, professor, dean, and academic administrator. She contributed to the field of cancer research by studying the cure for melanoma. Cobb was an advocate for increasing the representation of women and students of color in universities, and she created programs to support students interested in pursuing graduate school.

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