Jack W. Szostak

Salk Institute president and Nobel prize winner discusses her life in science

Salk Institute president and Nobel prize winner discusses her life in science

La Jolla Woman’s Club concluded its 2016 Women in Leadership speaker series Nov. 30 with a visit from Salk Institute president and Nobel Prize winner Elizabeth Blackburn. About 100 guests filled the Woman’s Club at 7791 Draper Ave. to hear Blackburn discuss the importance of curiosity to her field, the science behind her prize-winning discoveries and her personal path to success. 

While introducing Blackburn, Woman’s Club president Mithu Sherin said, “We started our Women in Leadership speaker series in 2015. Last year, our focus was women in government. This year, our focus was women in science and that’s why we are so honored to have Elizabeth Blackburn here to speak to...

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