Brooke Grindlinger, PhD serves as the Chief Scientific Officer of Scientific Programs and The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists at The New York Academy of Sciences. In this role, she leads strategic development and scientific oversight of the Academy's international portfolio of scientific workshops, conferences, symposia, and related multimedia publications across the broad spectrum of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Sustainability, Computer Science, and Engineering. In addition, Brooke stewards The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, an award honoring our nation's exceptional young scientists and engineers. Brooke has more than 15 years of experience in scientific research, academic publishing, and science communication. Prior to joining the Academy in 2010, she served for 8 years as Science Editor for The Journal of Clinical Investigation. Brooke received her Bachelor of Science degree and PhD in molecular and microbial biosciences from the University of Sydney, Australia.
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