The section steering group compises the secretary, chair line and members-at-large.
Dennis Thiele (2015) Duke Universitydennis.firstname.lastname@example.org 
Steve Henikoff (2015) Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centersteveh@fhcrc.org 
Joy Bergelson (2015) University of Chicagojbergels@uchicago.edu 
Barbara L. Illman (2015) U.S. Forest Service Forest Products Labbillman@src.wisc.edu 
Nancy J. Cox (2015) University of Chicagoncox@bsd.uchicago.edu 
Ellen D. Ketterson (2016) Indiana Universityketterso@indiana.edu 
Bonnie Bartel (2017) Rice Universitybartel@rice.edu 
Susan R. Wente (2018) Vanderbilt University School of Medicinesusan.email@example.com 
James R. Broach (2016) Pennsylvania State College of Medicinejbroach@hmc.psu.edu 
Judy Callis (2016) University of California, Davisjcallis@ucdavis.edu 
Lynn Cooley (2016) Yale University School of Medicinelynn.firstname.lastname@example.org 
Jessica Gurevitch (2016) Stony Brook UniversityJessica.Gurevitch@stonybrook.edu 
George A. O’Toole (2016) Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouthgeorgeo@Dartmouth.edu 
Nancy C. Walworth (2016) University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jerseywalworna@umdnj.edu 
ELECTORATE NOMINATING COMMITTEE (ENC)
Joy Bergelson (ENC Chair, 2015) University of Chicagojbergels@uchicago.edu 
Sarah Hake (2015) University of California, Berkeleyhake@berkeley.edu 
Jeannie T. Lee (2015) Massachusetts General Hospitallee@molbio.mgh.harvard.edu 
Tom Curran (2016) University of Pennsylvania Children’s Hospital of Philadelphiacurrant@email.chop.edu 
Suzanne Sandmeyer (2016) University of California, Irvinesbsandme@uci.edu 
Vicki L. Chandler (2017) Gordon and Betty Moore Foundationvicki.email@example.com 
Claire Fraser (2017) University of Maryland School of Medicinecmfraser@som.umaryland.edu 
Note: Terms end on the last day of the Annual Meeting held in the years given in parentheses.
Section Activities at the 2014 Annual AAAS Meeting in Chicago will include:
President's Address  6:00 p.m.
AAAS President's Reception  7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Informal Dinner for Section Officers 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. Organized by officers "CLOSED"
General Meeting of the Section Officers  7:00 a.m. Open to all section officers
Non-Coding RNA in Development and Disease  08:30 a.m. Section Sponsored Symposium; Open to all meeting participants AAAS Section G (Biological Sciences) Fellows Reception  7:00 p.m. Reception for Section Fellows and Speakers; By invitation only
New Insights into Animal Behavior: The Role of the Microbiome  08:00 a.m.
AAAS Fellows Forum  08:00 a.m.
Biological Sciences Section Business Meeting  10:00 a.m. Open to all meeting participants
New Insights into Animal Behavior: The Role of the Microbiome  1:00 p.m. Section Sponsored Symposium; Open to all meeting participants
AAAS Council Meeting  9:00 p.m. Open to all registrants
PM Planning Meeting for the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago 2:00 p.m. Open to all section officers
AAAS Council and Section Officer Reception 6:30 p.m. By invitation only
Over 200 professional societies are affiliated with the AAAS. Several have representatives at Biological Sciences Section G: