Senior Program Officer, MacArthur Fellows
Jay reviews and develops nominations in science, engineering, and math, and leads the program’s engagement with experts in STEM disciplines. He also contributes to ongoing and new initiatives within and beyond the Fellows Program.
After working in industrial and entrepreneurial drug discovery, Jay conducted research at Emory University and worked at the federal level on a variety of policy initiatives at the National Science Foundation.
Jay has a B.A. in chemistry from Kalamazoo College and PhD in bioorganic chemistry from the University of Chicago.