GSA Education Committee Chair Alison Gammie to head NIGMS training division
NIH’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences has announced that Alison Gammie will serve as the new director of its Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity (TWD). The division supports a variety of research training, career development, and diversity-building activities from the undergraduate to the faculty levels.
Gammie is currently Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology, Director of Diversity Programs and Graduate Recruiting, and Director of the Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Molecular and Quantitative & Computational Biology at Princeton University. She is associate Associate Clinical Member of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Gammie serves as chair of the GSA Education Committee and a GSA-affiliated editor with CBE–Life Sciences Education.
In a statement, NIGMS Director Jon Lorsch say that “Dr. Gammie’s experience in research, teaching, mentoring and outreach, coupled with her vision and energy, position her exceptionally well to lead our broad range of TWD activities. I’m delighted that she is joining our senior leadership team.”
- “Gammie to Direct NIGMS Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity Division,” May 26, 2015.
- Jon Lorsch, “Alison Gammie to Lead Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity Division,” NIGMS Feedback Loop Blog, May 26, 2015.