Neuroanatomy researcher known for her research on the effect of the environment on the brain. She has served as a professor of anatomy at the University of Califoria Berkley, where she also attended.
She was a letter-winning tennis player at the University of California, Berkley.
She received the award for California Professor of the Year from the Council for Advancement & Support of Education.
She was married to Richard Martin Diamond from 1950 to 1979. She later got remarried to Arne Scheibel in 1982.
She and chemist Willard Frank Libby have both been professors at UC Berkeley.