Carolyn Walch Slayman
Former Chairman of the Board
Daughter of the firmís founder, Carolyn has been an active contributor to and supporter of the company for over 50 years. Carolyn earned her B.A. at Swarthmore and Ph.D. in genetics at Rockefeller University, and holds an honorary D.Sc. degree from Bowdoin College where she is a Trustee Emerita. She is currently the Sterling Professor of Genetics, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, and Deputy Dean for Academic & Scientific Affairs at Yale University School of Medicine. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences. Although she is no longer formally involved, Carolyn remains a great friend of the company and continues to lend us her wisdom.