JDG Completes Director of International Affairs Search for ASM
JDG Associates and the American Society for Microbiology are pleased to announce Mr. Jason Rao as the new Director of International Affairs. Mr. Rao will be responsible for international outreach, advocacy and the development of new programs to serve microbiology communities in foreign countries. In addition, he will oversee the growth of LapCap, a laboratory capacity building program that serves underdeveloped countries. Mr. Rao is currently a Senior Policy Advisor in International Affairs for the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House. In addition, he is an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Diplomacy Fellow.