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Company Overview of American Association for the Advancement of Science

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American Association For The Advancement Of Science is a trade association that caters to science industry. It publishes Science, a magazine and other science-related publications. It also hosts scientific conferences and meetings for scientists. American Association for the Advancement of Science was founded in 1848 and is based in Washington, District of Columbia.

1200 New York Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20005

United States

Founded in 1848



Key Executives for American Association for the Advancement of Science

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 71
Age: 65
Director of OPP
Member of the Association
Age: 66
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

American Association for the Advancement of Science Key Developments

AAAS Broadens Partnership with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences

AAAS has further broadened its long-standing partnership with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences by signing an agreement that will make science more accessible in Arabic, through translations as well as workshops on science communication, and on research proposal development. The agreement also calls on the AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology to help organize several joint workshops on science communication, to take place in Kuwait, beginning in spring 2017. This broad range of collaboration complements an agreement KFAS signed in August for the AAAS Research Competitiveness Program to provide a workshop on proposal development for a cross-section of researchers in Kuwait.

American Association for the Advancement of Science Announces Executive Changes

Jeremy Berg, associate senior vice chancellor for science strategy and planning in the health sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and former director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), has been named by the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals, beginning July 1, 2016. Berg, who also holds positions as Pittsburgh Foundation Professor of Personalized Medicine and Director of the Institute for Personalized Medicine, professor of computational and systems biology, and professor of chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, will become the 20th editor-in-chief of Science since the journal's inception in 1880. He will serve a five-year term. Berg will remain in his roles at Pitt, said Arthur S. Levine, senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Berg will succeed Marcia McNutt, who joined AAAS on June 1, 2013, and was elected to serve as president of the National Academy of Sciences, beginning on July 1 of this year.

American Association for the Advancement Chooses Barbara A. Schaal as its President

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced that Barbara A. Schaal, Ph.D., dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biology in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been chosen as its president. Her three-year term as an officer and member of the Executive Committee of the AAAS board of directors will begin February 17, 2015 at the conclusion of the 181st AAAS Annual Meeting in San Jose, California. Before becoming AAAS president-elect, Schaal served as chair of the AAAS section on biological sciences.

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