National Science Policy with Mary Maxon

Join Women in Life Sciences and the Science Policy group in a discussion with Mary Maxon on US national science policy.

Dr Mary Maxon, PhD, is the Biosciences Area Principal Deputy at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she is responsible for developing strategies for the use of biosciences to address national-scale challenges in energy and environment. She has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, having served as the Assistant Director for Biological Research at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) under President Obama, where she developed the National Bioeconomy Blueprint, Director of the Marine Microbiology Program at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and in executive and management roles at Cytokinetics and Microbia, Inc. Maxon received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and performed postdoctoral research in biochemistry and genetics at the University of California, San Francisco.

This event is part of the "Women & Science Policy" series, developed in collaboration with the Office of Science Policy & Strategy, with additional support from the Office of Community & Government Relations.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Mission Hall, 1401+1402
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

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Lecture/Seminar, Special Event


Graduate Division


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay

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