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Sarah R. Carter, Ph.D.
Policy Analyst

Research Interests and Accomplishments

As a Policy Analyst at JCVI, Sarah R. Carter focuses on the policy and societal implications of the institute's scientific advancements. Previously, she was a Policy Analyst at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) where she worked on a wide range of issues relating to climate change and sustainability.

Carter has a broad science policy background and has held multiple science and technology policy fellowships, including an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellowship at the Environmental Protection Agency and a Mirzayan Fellowship at the National Academies. She earned her bachelor's degree in Biology from Duke University in 2000 and her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of California-San Francisco in 2007, where she focused on molecular mechanisms of gene transcription and protein trafficking.


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