The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce the latest cohort of student and postdoc leaders joining the Early Career Scientist Leadership Program.

Participants receive training, mentoring, and serve on committees charged with understanding the interests, concerns, and challenges of early career scientist members of the GSA. As part of this leadership and professional development program, appointees develop programming to advocate for the interests of the GSA, highlight important advancements originating within the genetics community, and build relationships with scientists in all sectors of the workforce. Learn more about the program and current participants here.

Photo of Narjes AlfuarijiNarjes Alfuariji

Communication and Outreach Subcommittee

Manchester University


Photo of Tiffany BaiocchiTiffany Baiocchi

Diversity Subcommittee

University of California, Riverside


Photo of Jo BairzinJo Bairzin

Policy Subcommitee

University of California, Berkeley


Photo of Melissa BizzurraiMelissa Bizzurrai

Career Development Subcommittee

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia


Photo of Zach FarrowZach Farrow

Co-chair, Diversity Subcommittee

University of California, Davis


Photo of Nicole GreenNicole Green

Career Development Subcommittee

Kansas State University


Photo of Amey Redkar

Amey Redkar

Communication and Outreach Subcommittee

The Sainsbury Laboratory


Photo of Zihiji RenZihiji Ren

Career Development Subcommittee

Rockefeller University


Photo of Jessica VelezJessica Velez

Communication and Outreach Subcommittee

University of Tennessee Knoxville/Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Photo of Lucy Jinglin XieLucy Jinglin Xie

Co-chair, Diversity Subcommittee

Stanford University