Dr. Nancy Wayne is a tenured Professor of Physiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She received her B.A. in Biology from Northwestern University, Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Michigan, and postdoctoral training from the University of Virginia. Wayne was the principal investigator of a research laboratory for over 25 years, studying the biology of brain cells that control reproductive development and fertility. Her current research has shifted from physiology to the social sciences, investigating diverse areas such as gender bias and safety issues.