Celebrate HERstory


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.

Lisa Kern

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 Mittal

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 Feghali-Bostwick

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.