Although Women’s Month ends on March 31, Roche Sequencing will continue celebrating the stories of women who are making a difference in the lives of others through genomics research, life science education, and improved access to health care.
Meet Lisa Kern. She is inspiring and mentoring a new generation of Scientists. She is an AP Environmental Science and Chemistry teacher at Avon High School in Indiana. She was recently recognized as a state finalist for the 2021 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the nation’s highest honor for U.S. K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and/or computer science teachers.
Neha is contributing to health initiatives through scientific research. Her current research is more closely related to human health and her work includes the detection of SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—in wastewater samples collected from UNCC dorms.
Carol is spearheading Fibrosis research to improve patient treatments. To accomplish her mission, she is committed to three different roles. She is a fibrosis researcher at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), she trains junior investigators in her laboratory, and she serves on the board of the Scleroderma Foundation.