Berg in at Science

Jeremy Berg, the former director of the US National Institute of General Medical Sciences, has been named the next editor in chief of Science magazine and its related journals, according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Berg, currently an administrator at the University of Pittsburgh, will succeed Marcia McNutt, who has been elected president of the National Academy of Sciences.

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