Berkeley Lab

Women@The Lab Speaker Series – Mary Maxon – November 7, 2019

The Women Scientists & Engineers Council is excited to announce our second speaker for the Women@The Lab speaker series – ALD for Biosciences, Mary Maxon. Please join us to hear Dr. Maxon talk about her work and her career at the Lab.

Date: Thursday, November 7th

Time: 12 noon – 1 pm

Location: Building 54, Room 130 Pers Hall

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Bio: As Associate Laboratory Director for Biosciences, Dr. Mary Maxon oversees over 650 people at Berkeley Lab who are focused on using biosciences to solve national-scale challenges in energy, environment, and biomanufacturing. She believes that cultivating talent and promoting inclusion is central to the creation of a successful work environment driven by a diversity of partners working toward shared objectives. Before joining Berkeley Lab, Dr. Maxon was Assistant Director for Biological Research at the Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Obama. Previously, Dr. Maxon ran the Marine Microbiology Initiative and co-developed the California Science and Technology Policy Fellows Program for the California Legislature at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Dr. Maxon’s policy experience also includes drafting the intellectual property policies for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Maxon received her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in Molecular Cell Biology and did postdoctoral research in biochemistry and genetics at UC San Francisco. Dr. Maxon’s research experience includes working in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.