Agilent Announces Darlene Solomon Award Presented to University of Geneva Scientist Noemi Jiménez-Rojo

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the recipient of the 2021 Darlene Solomon Award is Noemi JimA©nez-Rojo, a postdoctoral fellow studying membrane biology, lipid diversity, and function at the University of Geneva. The award was presented at a virtual ceremony during the International Singapore Lipid Symposium (iSLS) being held March 1-5 in Singapore.

"Multidisciplinary approaches that include mass spectrometry will be crucial in the following years to uncover new lipid functions,a?? said Dr. JimA©nez-Rojo. "I am honored, and I look forward to contributing further towards advancing research in this field, as well as making science more diverse and inclusive.a??

"The Darlene Solomon Award further demonstrates Agilenta??s continued support for scientific and leadership development for women in the field of mass spectrometry and life sciences,a?? said Sudharshana Seshadri, vice president of Agilenta??s Mass Spectrometry Division. "Exposing junior scientists to cutting-edge technology and workflows that impact discovery and development in multiple end-markets can be career-making. The Agilent Mass Spectrometry Division is proud to be a co-sponsor of this award.a??

The award is co-sponsored by FeMS (Females in Mass Spectrometry) and Agilent and was created for early-career scientists to promote mass spectrometry research and provide financial support to attend various mass spectrometry conferences sponsored by Agilent or FeMS or both. Ideal candidates for the award include junior scientists who are poised to benefit from access to cutting-edge research in lipidomics, systems biology, and clinical research and are looking to gain more exposure to industry-leading technologies in this space.

As the 2021 awardee, Dr. JimA©nez-Rojo will be able to travel to mass spectrometry conferences, as well as spend time at the state-of-the-art Agilent Global Solutions Development Center in Singapore, working alongside senior Agilent scientists to gain hands-on practical experience with Agilent products and workflows serving the life sciences and applied market space. Dr. JimA©nez-Rojo will also have the opportunity to engage with key female leaders within Agilent for coaching and career advice.
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