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Happy International Women's Day!

Today and every day we celebrate the incredible women in autophagy. WIA wishes you all a happy International Women's Day!

About WIA


Women in Autophagy (WIA) is an international network founded to continue Beth Levine's dedication to scientific research and mentoring in autophagy. Our network is built to empower women and other under-represented gender identities in the field of autophagy. Registration is free and open to all members of the autophagy community.

If you are interested in joining the network we welcome you to


If you have any questions, please contact us at

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Founding Members

Founding Members

Patricia Boya

Ruey-Hwa Chen

Charleen Chu

Marisa Colombo

Ana Maria Cuervo

Laura Delgui

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen

Maho Hamasaki

Malene Hansen

Congcong He

Marja Jäättelä

Adi Kimchi

Claudine Kraft

Mondira Kundu

Alicia Melendez

Sophie Pattingre

Tassula Proikas-Cezanne

Salwa Sebti

Katja Simon

Anne Simonsen

Sharon Tooze

Maria Ines Vaccaro

Xiaochen Wang

Eileen White

Yan Zhao

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