Ms. Kurihara supports the Prakash Lab in Bioengineering. Her responsibilities include oversight of financial matters, lab management, general administration, website support and grant seeking. The lab is a curiosity-based group focused on frugal science, physics of biology, and unique approaches to helping get science into the hands of many.
Formerly with Biodesign, as Senior Associate Director of Global and Communication, Christine was responsible for Biodesign's global fellowship programs. Ms. Kurihara also oversaw IT and web projects and was responsible for communication and marketing for Biodesign. Ms.Kurihara joined Biodesign after an eleven-year career with Stanford in the area of media services. In her previous role she spearheaded media development efforts for an on-campus service unit, where her team produced websites, online courseware, video and broadcast products. Prior to Media Solutions, she was the first coordinator of the Stanford University website. In 1997, Ms. Kurihara was co-chair of the Sixth International World Wide Web Conference. Prior to Stanford, she worked for The Aerospace Corporation for twelve years managing Computer-Aided Engineering development.
Current Role at Stanford
Lab Administrator, Prakash Lab, Bioengineering Department
Honors & Awards
Employee of the Month, Clark Center (2005)
Woman of the Year, Aerospace Corporation (1985)
Education & Certifications
A.B., UCLA, Mathematics (1974)
Service, Volunteer and Community Work
Deacon, Peninsula Bible Church (1/1/2004)
Serve as a deacon in my church, doing service for the community.
Palo Alto, CA