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Jamie Vernon
Works at American Association for the Advancement of Science
Attended The University of Texas at Austin
Lives in Reston, VA
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I contributed to this article and I'm pleased with the outcome.
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Good article, Jamie. 
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Good pre-reading for ScienceOnline Climate.
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First hi-res image from @NASA's #MSL #Curiosity! The wheel of the rover on Mars!!!!!!
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Thoughts?
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It's easy for everyone to bash Khan Academy, but I don't see ANY of them putting together better lectures for free..  So, till then, their opinions mean absolutely nothing to me.
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A Crisis of Trust in SciComm
Trust is earned. Trust is given. Trust is fragile.   Trust is broken.   Trust is earned. My thoughts on recent events in the Science Online community and Joe Hanson's video. Over the last few weeks, I’ve experienced emotions ranging
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Trust is earned. Trust is given. Trust is fragile.  Trust is broken.  Trust is earned. My thoughts on recent events in the Science Online community and Joe Hanson's video. Over the last few weeks, I’ve experienced emot...
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The multi-millionairization of physicists. Is this the solution to our STEM education problem?
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This is great on many levels - STEM is one of them.
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Do you suppose it's a corollary, that by relying on taxes to fund welfare programs - rather than emphasizing charitable giving/actions, we are eroding the potential for building "social capital"?
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Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption.
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Great first episode!
 
so far, the first episode of Point of Inquiry video is receiving pretty positive reviews on YouTube. What do you think of it?  http://youtu.be/FgXJT8v4HhY
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Work
Occupation
Scientist/Policy Analyst/Science Communications Strategist
Employment
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
    Science and Technology Policy Fellow, 2011 - present
  • National Cancer Institute
    CRTA Research Fellow, 2011
  • American University
    Assistant Director of Biology Labs, 2010
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2010
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Reston, VA
Previously
Rocky Mount, NC - Wilmington, NC - Greenville, NC - Raleigh, NC - Austin, TX
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Tagline
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Introduction
I fight for science.


Bragging rights
For what it's worth, I've met 10% of all living Nobel Laureates in Chemistry or Medicine and a few Physics and Peace Prize winners, as well. I'm honored to be a Google+ "Recommended User" in the "Scientist" category: http://www.recommendedusers.com/scientists/
Education
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, 2009
  • East Carolina University
    MS in Biotechnology, 2005
  • North Carolina State University
    BS in Zoology, 1997
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JLVernonPhD, JL Vernon