11 Facts About Victoria Foe


Victoria Elizabeth Foe was born on 1945 and is an American developmental biologist, and Research Professor at the University of Washington's Center for Cell Dynamics.


Victoria Foe is known for her work on the development of embryos.


Victoria Foe joined the zoology department at the University of Washington in 1991.


Victoria Foe is a founding member of the Center of Cell Dynamics at Friday Harbor Laboratories, within the University of Washington.


Victoria Foe has not taught or gone down the traditional path of mentoring young scientists, not wanting to get caught up in administrative duties as a professor.


Victoria Foe describes her work as largely observational, but utilizes recent scientific techniques to explore her observations of the natural world.


Victoria Foe is best known for her research defining how groups of cells in embryos divide at different rates and thereby develop into different body parts.


Victoria Foe has worked on the formation of furrows during development of cells, through both visual observations and modelling research.


In 1993, at the age of 34, Victoria Foe won a McArthur Genius Grant for her work in cell and developmental biology.


Victoria Foe was involved in the women's movement, the anti-Vietnam War movement, and the anti-Persian Gulf War movement.


Victoria Foe took a break from her schooling at the University of Texas at Austin to take a position as political aide.