WiGS founding member Joanna Kelley receives L’Oreal Women in Science fellowship
Dr. Joanna Kelley, a genome sciences alumna who contributed to the formation of Women in Genome Sciences, is one of five early career scientists to earn the 2012 L’Oreal Women in Science Fellowship. Since finishing her Ph.D. work in Willie Swanson’s lab, Joanna has done postdoctoral work with Molly Przeworski at University of Chicago and with Carlos Bustamante at Stanford. She’ll be using her fellowship to study the genomic adaptation of Peicilia fish to high hydrogen sulfide levels. You can find out more about the award, and about Joanna and the other winners, at the L’Oreal website. The press release is also attached.
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