KGI Emeritus Trustee Alice Huang Elected President of AAAS
A distinguished virologist and lifelong advocate for women in science, Huang is a senior faculty associate in biology at the California Institute of Technology, where she was previously a senior councilor for external relations.
She comes to the AAAS presidency as past president of the American Society for Microbiology and past dean for science at New York University. A member of several scientific advisory boards, Huang has also consulted on science policy for government agencies in Singapore, Taiwan, and China.
AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world. It publishes the journal Science.
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