Jill Kathryn Countryman, 58, of Woodbridge, CT died on Feb 11, 2011. Jill was born in New Brunswick, NJ, graduated from Saint Lawrence University, and received her Ph.D. from Yale. She was a research scientist in the Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at the Yale School of Medicine. Jill was an accomplished equestrian. She is survived by her devoted husband Dr. David Podell, loving children Kate and Sam Podell, and parents Doris and Robert Countryman. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Yale Thoracic Oncology Program c/o Margaret Lukaszyk, Yale School of Medicine, Office of Development, PO Box 7611, New Haven, CT 06519-7611. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 15th at 11 A.M. in Battell Chapel at Yale University with Rabbi James Ponet officiating.