Michael A. Fisher


Dr. Michael A. Fisher is a Senior Fellow with the Federation of American Scientists.

Prior to joining the FAS, Mike served as Field Director with the Welle for Congress campaign (2018, New Jersey Congressional District 4). With scientific training at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, UC Berkeley, and Princeton, Mike has developed expertise in infectious disease research, biofuels, synthetic biology, protein engineering, and molecular biology.

Mike also has experience in informal education as a STEM Educator with the Liberty Science Center (Jersey City, NJ), public-private partnership creation as a co-founder of the UC Berkeley Postdoc Industry Exploration Program in 2010, and community organizing.

In 2012 Mike was a Fellow in the inaugural Synthetic Biology Leadership Accelerator Program cohort and was an IGCC Public Policy and Biological Threats Training Program Fellow in 2008.

Mike holds a B.S. in Biology from The College of New Jersey and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University.

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