Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Location: Light Hall, Room 208
Kenneth Gibbs is currently serving as a Cancer Prevention Fellow with the National Cancer Institute (NCI). From 2011-2013, he served as a Science and Technology Policy Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) where he conducted empirical research on STEM workforce development, specifically the factors that influence graduate school into and through postdoctoral training as well as undergraduate into graudate education in engineering. He also drafted sections of the federal government's STEM education Coordinated Strategic Plan for Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
He received his BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Maryland, and his PhD in the Multidisciplinary Program in Immunology at Stanford University. He also completed his postdoctoral training at Stanford under the advising of Garry Nolan. He is currently pursuing an MPH through the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.