Congratulations Women & Science award winners
Ten postdoctoral researchers and graduate students were honored at the third annual Salk Women & Science Special Awards Initiative ceremony. Each received a grant ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 from the funds specifically raised to help support female scientists conducting high-risk research projects. Salk President Elizabeth Blackburn hosted the March 29 forum, which began with a panel discussion moderated by Rebecca Newman, vice president, External Relations, on the importance of female leadership in science, technology and business. The honorees were: Ceyda Coruh, Graziana Gatto, Claire Geddes, Silvana Konermann, Sara Linker, Hermina Nedelescu, Annie Rathore, Cynthia Reyes, Maya Ridinger and Swati Tyagi.