Dr. Nazish Jeffery is a Bioeconomy Policy Manager with the Federation of American Scientists focused on developing tools in order to advance US biotech and measure the US bioeconomy. Prior to joining FAS, Nazish was a process development scientist in the biotech industry in Boston, MA.
Nazish graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine with her PhD in biochemistry and molecular Biology. During her time in graduate school, Nazish founded the Science Policy Initiative to promote science policy at the graduate level. In addition, she has previously volunteered with FAS to promote STEM funding and has also interned at the American Institute of Biological Sciences working specifically on how to improve and advance the US bioeconomy. Nazish has extensive experience in communicating science to a variety of stakeholders, and developing recommendations to advance the US STEM initiative.
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