Obituary Maria Estela
Roux Ph D
Maria Estela Roux, Ph.D., an Argentinian biochemist, researcher, and educator, member of the UWC from 1996-2016, died on June 18, 2017. Maria Estela was a dedi- cated professor and scientist throughout her professional life. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she earned degrees in pharmacy and biochemistry from Universidad Nacion- al de Buenos Aires (currently UBA) before obtaining her doctorate from the UBA Fac- ultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica in 1973.
A speaker of Spanish, French (the language of her parents) and English, Estela thrived intellectually in Argentina—as well as in France, England, and the United States, countries in which she studied and worked as the recipient of multiple fellowship awards.