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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mark Lively has taken over the office of president of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. Lively is a professor of biochemistry at Wake Forest University and is director of the Molecular Genetics Program and of the Biomolecular Resource Laboratory. The post is a one-year appointment.

"This is a critical time for the biomedical sciences and for science policy, and FASEB will continue to provide a strong voice for working scientists," Lively said in a statement this week.

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