Director of Academic Affairs for Interdisciplinary Science
In her position as associate provost for science, Dr. Buckley is responsible for the development and academic oversight of University-wide, interfaculty science-based initiatives, including the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI); the Origins of Life Initiative (OLI); the Microbial Sciences Initiative (MSI); Mind, Brain and Behavior Interfaculty Initiative (MBB); Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE); the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering; the HMS-FAS Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology; and the Harvard Brain Initiative. She also works with the senior administrators of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (Division of Science), SEAS, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine on University-wide planning efforts in the sciences and serves as the liaison to working groups and committees focused on science issues. She provides guidance on faculty appointment processes for cross-faculty science initiatives.
Dr. Buckley received the AB in Biology and her PhD in Neurobiology from Harvard University. Following postdoctoral work in biochemistry and biophysics at the University of California in San Francisco, Dr. Buckley was appointed to the faculty in the Department of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School. She subsequently moved to the FAS to serve as assistant dean for academic affairs (natural and applied sciences) before joining the provost’s office in her current position.
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