ComSciCon-Cornell 2016, Expert

Merry Buckley

Merry Buckley

Education and Outreach Program Manager at the Baker Institute for Animal Health (Cornell University)

Merry Buckley is a writer and communications professional with a background in science. After earning her Ph.D.

Chamblis

Lauren Chambliss

Communications Director for the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (Cornell University)

A former prize-winning journalist in Washington, DC, Lauren Chambliss now teaches and practices communication, from social media to traditional print.

Diana Friedman

Diana Friedman

Director of Communications at the New York Academy of Sciences

Diana Friedman serves as the Director of Communications at the New York Academy of Sciences, where she oversees communications strategy and planning, …

Sylvester James Gates, Jr.

Sylvester James Gates, Jr.

John S. Toll Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland
Director of the String and Particle Theory Center
U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr., (born December 15, 1950) is an American theoretical physicist.  He received two B.S. degrees and a Ph.D.

Chris Schaffer

Chris Schaffer

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University
Science Policy Advisor for Representative Edward Markey in the United States Congress

Chris B. Schaffer is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Biomedical Engineering department at Cornell University.

Kara Verno

Kara Verno

Program Supervisor at the Rochester Museum and Science Center

Kara Verno is a Program Supervisor at the Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC).