The Lisa Haile Scholarship is awarded to a female SET student graduating in the current academic year, recognized for academic, leadership, and achievement potential; a student who exemplifies the excellence sought by all students as they conclude their SET journey and apply their unique talents to a life of passion, purpose, and performance; and an exemplar pursuing STEM education.
Dr. Haile is a partner at DLA Piper, a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Dr. Haile has special technical experience in molecular biology, immunology, cell biology, regenerative medicine including ESCs, iPSCs, pSCs, diagnostics, therapeutics, theranostics, drug delivery systems, host-vector systems, high throughput screening and bioinformatics. She has particular experience with patentability, non-infringement and validity opinions; licensing strategies; FDA counseling; due diligence work in connection with venture capital, private and public financing; mergers and acquisitions in the life sciences industry; and strategic counseling for comprehensive life sciences patent portfolio management. Dr. Haile is a member of DLA Piper’s Executive Committee.