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Dr.Jamie L. Vernon

Biography

Jamie Vernon is director of science communications and publications at Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society and editor-in-chief of American Scientist magazine. An award-winning science educator, he began communicating science to the public as an independent blogger and public speaker. He went on to become a regular contributor to The Intersection, a Discover magazine blog about science and policy. He subsequently worked at the U.S. Department of Energy as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellow and an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellow, where he developed strategies to measure and communicate the economic impacts of the Department’s annual investment in energy efficiency and clean energy technologies. In 2012, he served as co-chair of digital communications for the Interagency Communication and Education Team at the United States Global Change Research Program.

Earlier, Jamie spent more than a decade conducting molecular biology discovery research with an emphasis on HIV vaccines and genetic engineering technologies. He holds a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology from the University of Texas at Austin, a M.S. in biotechnology from East Carolina University, and a B.S. in zoology from North Carolina State University.

Twitter: @JLVernonPhD


By this author :

From the Editor

Science in the Post-Truth Era

Maintaining the Momentum

Dealing with Isolationism

Overcoming the Bystander Effect

The Path to Self-Actualization

The Benefits of Science

The Promise of the New Year

25 Years in North Carolina

New Location, Same Mission

A Bright Future for Science

A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure World

Science Beyond the Headlines

Time Brings Change

A New Editor with Digital Ambitions

Multimedia

Behind the Porpoise's Echolocation


 

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