Get to know your fellow AAAS members through profiles, special features and our 5 Things About Me series.

  • April 24, 2015

    AAAS Fellow Ruth Fischbach may be petite in physical stature, but she is a powerhouse in the field of bioethical science who, after decades of research and teaching, shows no signs of slowing down. Protecting the safety and rights of individuals whose lives may be impacted by medically related discoveries, decisions and research, fuels her passion to keep at it. »

  • April 8, 2015

    Patricia Lambert studies prehistoric war by examining human skeletal remains from archaeological sites. When she’s not in the field or the classroom, she’s singing and playing upright bass in her folk band.

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  • April 1, 2015

    Not every scientist knows exactly what they want to research when they grow up, but AAAS member Dan Blustein is having fun figuring it out.

    A newly-minted biology Ph.D., Blustein has studied octopi in the Caribbean, built a robotic lobster, written science news articles, and even tried film production in Hollywood. »

  • March 25, 2015
    Environmental policy professor Ann Bostrom studies the best ways to communicate risk—whether it be from natural disasters, vaccines, or climate change. Her work is fueled by her curiosity, a drive to help others. She has eclectic musical tastes—from Daft Punk to Bach to the Kronos Quartet—and she once had a pet tarantula.
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  • March 2, 2015

    Emory University biology professor Patricia Marsteller makes it clear to students of all ages that they can change the world at any time. And it doesn’t have to be a big gesture. »