Clara Franzini-Armstrong, Ph.D.

Clara Franzini-Armstrong to Receive Honorary Degree

Clara Franzini-Armstrong will receive an honorary degree from the University of Pennsylvania at the 261st Commencement. Other notable degree recipients include Isabel Allende, Cory Booker, Terry Gross, Ada Sue Hinshaw, Robert Parris Moses, and Paul Muldeen. Clara is being recognized for her fundamental contributions to our understanding of muscle biology, and as the world’s leading electron microscopist. She is also known for her support and promotion of women scientists at Penn and beyond. For a partial listing of Clara’s many contributions, please visit Wikipedia.