Kim Woodrow, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in biomedical engineering, is one of the five American women recently honored by L’Oréal USA with their 2007 Fellowships for Women in Science. These competitive $40,000 grants are given to encourage women scientists at the beginning of their careers. Woodrow is designing biodegradable nanoparticles that can direct themselves to specific targets in cells and deliver drugs to treat cancer and infectious diseases.