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Department of Biological Sciences

Dr. Jay Pinckney becomes a fellow of the AAAS!

AAAS Fellows are elected each year by their peers serving on the Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a prestigious association that seeks to advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.  The title recognizes important contributions to STEM disciplines, including pioneering research, leadership within a given field, teaching and mentoring, fostering collaborations, and advancing public understanding of science. 

Dr. Jay Pinckney, professor in the Department and director of the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences, has been recognized for his distinguished contributions to estuarine and marine ecology, particularly the role of benthic primary production in ecosystem processes and the mechanisms regulating phytoplankton diversity. Learn more about Jay's accomplishments here!  

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