ByLaura Ciaccia West

Laura Ciaccia West is the mother of an eight-month old boy, has a terrible singing voice, and fervently believes that The Sopranos is the greatest television show ever created. She will complete her doctorate in immunology in 2014.

  1. As The Toast searches for its one true Gal Scientist, we will be running a ton of wonderful one-off pieces by female scientists of all shapes and sizes and fields and education levels, which we are sure you will enjoy. They’ll live here, so you can always find them. Most recently: Lava Flows and Glass. For the past six years, I’ve been working on my doctorate, which focuses in part on the immune…