Biden Announces New Science Team, Elevates Cabinet Office

Biden Announces New Science Team, Elevates Cabinet Office

WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden on Saturday announced the new members of his science team as well as his plans to raise the director of the Bureau of Science and Technology Politics in a Cabinet-level post for the first time, a move to underscore his commitment to science.

“We’re going to lead with science and truth,” Biden said during a speech introducing his new Delaware appointees on Saturday. “We believe in both.”

Biden appointed Eric Lander to the post. Lander, who will require Senate confirmation, is a mathematician and geneticist who helped map the human genome and founded the Broad Institute, a biomedical research center known for his work on CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology.

Lander is also a professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School and previously served on President Barack Obama’s Board of Scientific Advisors.

The decision to elevate Lander to Cabinet level is a brutal break with President Donald Trump …

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