L'Oreal-UNESCO's Rising Talent
Dr Khushboo Borah Slater has been awarded The L’Oréal-UNESCO Women In Science Programme Rising Talent Award, which recognise exceptional early careers women scientists in the UK and Ireland.
Dr Borah Slater is a scientist working in tuberculosis and leprosy infectious diseases. Her goal is to innovate fluxomic technology (a particular omics-based scientific approach) for studying human metabolic reprogramming during infection that could lead to the development of new therapeutics for better clinical outcomes.
The programme offers flexible grants to promote, enhance and encourage the contribution of women pursuing research careers in the UK or Ireland. Grants are awarded to five women across Engineering, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, Physical Sciences and Sustainable Development.