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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.
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American Association for the Advancement of Science Key Developments
American Association for the Advancement of Science Announces Executive Changes
May 25 16
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
Jan 30 15
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.
Rush D. Holt Joins as CEO of American Association for the Advancement of Science
Nov 18 14
Congressman Rush D. Holt, Ph.D., who will retire from the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of his eighth term, has agreed to join the American Association for the Advancement of Science, as chief executive officer and executive publisher of the Science family of journals.
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