Dr. Fletcher describes his experience of spending a year in Washington D.C. as a White House Fellow. He discusses the role of science in policymaking and addresses the question of how scientists can be effective in influencing decisions in government.
Dan Fletcher is a Professor of Bioengineering at the University of California, Berkeley. His lab develops new instruments to study the cytoskeleton and its role in cell movement and shape change. Dr. Fletcher was a White House Fellow during the Bush to Obama transition. Continue Reading