Rosina M. Bierbaum, STAP Chair, is among the new members to be elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences – one of the highest honors in the scientific field.
"Election to the National Academy of Sciences has me stunned, humbled, and elated, all at the same time. This institution is the premier voice of science and technology in the Nation and needed now more than ever in this era of ‘alt-facts,” Dr. Bierbaum said.
"As a first-generation college graduate hailing from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, I know I would not be here without “Star Trek”, a lot of science fairs, and many, many patient mentors along the way,"
"Their strongest advice to me was that doing research was not enough, but one should strive to be a ‘civic scientist’ and communicate the value of science to the public.”
“My unusual career has... Read More