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AIBS Names Inam Jameel 2023 Emerging Public Policy Leader

Inam Jameel

The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is pleased to announce that  Mohammad Inam Jameel has been selected to receive the 2023 AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award (EPPLA). The award recognizes graduate students in the biological sciences who have demonstrated leadership skills and an aptitude for working at the intersection of science and public policy.

Mohammad Inam Jameel is a Ph.D. student in genetics at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia. Jameel conducts research at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Colorado to understand how natural populations adapt to climate change. Jameel’s interest in science policy was sparked after he enrolled in University of California, Irvine’s, Science Policy and Advocacy certificate program. Jameel is active in his professional community. He currently serves as the President of Science Policy, Education, Advocacy, and Research, a student science policy group organization at UGA. He previously served as the President of the Genetics Graduate Student Association and as the Associate Editor for the Athens Science Observer, where he helped graduate students write about science for a broad audience. He is a recipient of the Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award from the Ecological Society of America. He is a member of the Society for the Study of Evolution, as well as the Genetics Society of America, where he serves on a policy and advocacy panel. Jameel earned his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech.


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