Member Spotlight

Images of depression adorn the office of neurologist and AAAS Fellow Helen Mayberg.

AAAS is more than just science—or even Science.

Amanda Herrmann is just starting out in her career as a medical researcher, but she already has a passion for science advocacy that she says comes from her personal understanding of the deep commitment it takes to push forward our understanding of the universe.

Chris Tokita is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow and PhD student at Princeton University in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Jennifer Sosnowski teaches at Community High School in Roanoke, Virginia.

Improving the likelihood of a healthy crop of millet can mean the difference between small farmers in Africa or India being able to feed their families, or watching their children go hungry.

As the old saying goes, “Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.”

Only in Joe DeSimone’s case, the mousetrap would be 3-D printed.

An “amazing” ten-week stint at National Geographic in Washington, DC, settled the question for Shaena Montanari—a  young paleontologist who had already published extensively and held a number of postdoctoral posts.

Leah Pagnozzi is a graduate research assistant at Butcher Lab: Cardiovascular Developmental Bioengineering Laboratory with Cornell University.

Elizabeth Barrett-Zahn is a science facilitator at Columbus Elementary School in New Rochelle, New York, where she works with all K-5 students and provides professional development for teachers on implementing the Next Generation Science S