The San Diego Chapter of AWIS thanks the corporations and organizations, listed below, for their support. As a non-profit organization, AWIS-SD relies on the generosity of corporate and private sponsors to help fund scholarships to undergraduate and graduate women studying science at local Community Colleges and Universities, and to defray the costs of AWIS-SD activities, such as our professional development and science education workshops, science outreach activities for K-12 grade school children, and mentoring programs for young women scientists. Corporate sponsorship of AWIS-SD will enable your organization to support the greater scientific community in San Diego in a significant way.
Kyowa Hakko Kirin
Public Relations Co-Chair
Lisa Fong received her B.S. in Bioengineering from Syracuse University. After braving the cold weather in Upstate New York, she packed up and moved to warm and sunny San Diego.Read more...
Kristina Schimmelpfeng Henthorn
Chair of 2012 Gala committee and Website committee co-chair
Kristina Schimmelpfeng Henthorn received her Ph.D. in developmental biology and neuroscience from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany in 2000.Read more...
After completing her PhD in neuroscience and pharmacology at the University ‘Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2’(France), Lawrence moved to San Diego in 2004 to pursue her postdoctoral training. After finishing her first postdoc at UCSD, she joined Dr. Greg Lemke’s lab at the Salk institute in 2009 where she is currently investigating the role of a family of