Published 30 June 2019 by Ulrike Böhm

Spotlight on Women in Research at #LINO19

Many talented female researchers are among the young scientists of #LINO19. In this interview series, they answer questions about their career path, their passion for science, their struggles and successes and give advice to other women in research.

Get inspired by…

Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana from South Africa

Savanna Starko from the USA

Dominika Wylezalek from Germany

Natasha Tomm from Brazil

Quazi Rushnan Islam from Bangladesh

Leïla Haegel from France

Helena Reichlova from Czech Republic

Whitney Costello from the USA

Rola Dbouk from Lebanon

Yang Luo from China

Lala Rukh Memon from Pakistan

Salma Sohrabi-Jahromi from Iran

Birgitte Madsen from Denmark

Niamh Kavanagh from Ireland

Janet Zhong from Australia

Laura Pereira Sánchez from Spain

Jana Lasser from Austria

Noelia Fernández from Argentina

Maria Żurek from Poland

Julia Healy from South Africa

To be continued…

These interviews are part of a series of the “Women in Research” blog that features young female scientists, to increase the visibility of women in research (more information for and about women in science by “Women in Research” on Facebook and Twitter).

Find the interviews with the physicians of #LINO18 here.

Find the interviews with the chemists of #LINO17 here.

Ulrike Böhm

Ulrike Boehm is a physicist and science enthusiast. She works as an optical scientist at ZEISS in Oberkochen, Germany. Previously, she did her Ph.D. studies at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen in the Department of NanoBiophotonics of Nobel Laureate Stefan Hell, followed by research stays in the US at the National Institutes of Health and HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus, developing tools for biomedical research. She is generally passionate about designing and building (optical) instruments to image, probe, and manipulate (biological) structures. Furthermore, she is passionate about science communication and open science and is a huge advocate for women in science.