In the last few months, we’ve welcomed several new team members:
- Jaime Yassif has joined as a Program Officer, leading our work on Biosecurity and Pandemic Preparedness. Previously, Jaime was a Science & Technology Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Defense, where she focused on oversight of the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program. During this period, she also worked on the Global Health Security Agenda at the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Chris Somerville has joined as a Scientific Advisor, and will be leading much of our work on scientific research. Chris has been a professor at UC Berkeley, Stanford University and Michigan State University.