Futures of Science Named

31 March 2015

YOUNG female scientists from six continents were named “international rising talents” at the L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science” awards in Paris on the 18th of March. Australian winner Kat Holt, a geneticist and biostatistician with the University of Melbourne’s Bio21 Institute, is applying lessons learnt in Kathmandu — where she studied the evolution and spread of typhoid — to the drug-resistant superbugs stalking western hospitals.

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