Salk Women & Science

Thank You

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2018 Women & Science Statements of Gratitude


“Your generosity has broad ramifications—attending and presenting at conferences has a tremendous impact on my ability to reach more people as well as the review of my papers and the success of my grants. Thank you for choosing to support the women of Salk: faculty, scientists and trainees.”
Diana Hargreaves, PhD

“Your support helped me with daycare expenses for my twins while I traveled to the east coast for work. Your generosity makes the lives of scientist-moms like me a little bit easier. Thank you very much for your contribution, especially for recognizing the need to support women in science.”
Conchi Estaras, PhD

“Thank you for your kind support of the Salk Women & Science program. You have given me the opportunity to attend conferences so that I can learn about the most recent advancements and technologies in the field.”
Ling Huang, PhD

“Thank you very much for your support of the Salk Women & Science Program! The funding I received has allowed me to expand my training and research to high-level data analysis, including artificial intelligence, that will greatly strengthen my ability to make new discoveries.”
Emily Manoogian, PhD

“I never imagined that my first conference experience would be supported in such a meaningful and inspiring way. Thank you!”
Linjing Fang

“Thank you for choosing to support Salk’s women faculty, scientists and trainees. With the money I was awarded for travel last year, I was able to go to a bioinformatics conference where I learned more about machine learning, single-cell analysis and other novel bioinformatics approaches, as well as present our new tool for RNA sequencing and analysis. All of that while also bringing more visibility to the Salk Women & Science program.”
Galina Erikson

“Thank you so much for your generous support! Attending the 15th Annual Transgenic technology conference will have an immediate impact on my professional development and enable me to help increase the operational efficiency of Salk’s Transgenic Core Facility.”
Yelena Dayn

“Thanks to Salk Women & Science, it will be possible for me to travel to Prague for CYTO 2018. CYTO is the preeminent annual congress for the field of cytometry, showcasing the very latest developments in cutting-edge cytometry technologies. Your generosity has been instrumental in providing me this opportunity and will help ensure that my colleagues and I in Salk’s Flow Cytometry Core will continue to support Salk science to the very best of our ability.”
Caz O’Connor

“Thanks so much for your generous support of our research study. You have allowed us to deepen our understanding of health, disease and life.”
Cuiqing Zhong, PhD

“Thank you for supporting the Salk Women & Science program. Your generous donation will allow me to develop a new research project, bringing me closer to obtaining my goal of become an independent researcher.”
Isabella Farhy, PhD

“I am very grateful for your generosity—it is an honor and privilege to be selected for this award. Your support will help move my research forward and also give me the opportunity to present my work at conferences. All of this will have a tremendous impact on my future in science. Thank you!”
Shefali Krishna, PhD

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude for all of the generous gifts made through Salk Women & Science. Your support allows me to learn about and present exciting scientific discoveries at conference. You help shape me into a better scientist. This opportunity also gives me even more motivation to contribute to our community through science.”
Nasun Hah, PhD

“This award will allow my research to dive deeper into the understanding of Bipolar Disorder now that I am able to use state of the art equipment for electrophysiological recordings from organoids. The organoids make for a much better model of the brain and its diseases than the two-dimensional cultures I have used so far. Thank you for supporting my project.”
Shani Stern, PhD