Seminar at #UCDavis, 9/26 4 PM, Mary Maxon: “Scientists, Sciences & Science Policy: From the Bench to the White House”

Scientists, Sciences & Science Policy: From the Bench to the White House

Mary Maxon, Ph.D.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The Genome & Biomedical Science Facility (GBSF) – Auditorium, Room 1005


Mary Maxon is:

  • Current Head of Strategic Planning and Development for the Biosciences Area at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Former Assistant Director for Biological Research, The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Washington DC
  • Former Deputy Executive Director, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Washington DC
  • Former Marine Microbiology Initiative Lead, The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Completely brilliant and awesome


Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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