Berkeley Lab

New Lambda ERG Executive Sponsor – Mary Maxon

Biosciences Area Assistant Lab Director Mary Maxon is the new executive sponsor of the Lambda Alliance Employee Resource Group which represents LGBTQ employees and their allies at the Lab. She replaces Jay Keasling, CEO of the Joint BioEnergy Institute, who was the founding executive sponsor.

For more information, or to join the Lambda Alliance ERG, please contact ERG Co-Chairs Daniel Gens ( or Kelliane Parker-Lam (

For more information about the Lambda Alliance Employee Activity Association: Lambda Alliance @ LBL

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  1. Thank you Jay for your support over the last few years. Welcome Mary! I appreciate the visible and consistent leadership championing of the ERGs.