Dr. Kenneth Gibbs
Directorate for Education & Human Resources
Division of Human Resource Development
Class of 2012
Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., Ph.D., a AAAS fellow in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Division of Human Resource Development (HRD). As a AAAS fellow, he has recommendations for evidence-based practices for engagement programs for the COSTEM strategic plan, and conducted research on the factors that influence Ph.D. career decisions. Prior to the AAAS fellowship, he was a graduate student and postdoc at Stanford where his research focused on cell signaling, stem cell and cancer biology. He hopes to return to academia where he can have an impactful career and can combine his passions for service, teaching and research. Originally from Durham, NC, Gibbs graduated from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics and received his B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology summa cum laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County where he was a Meyerhoff, MARC, and HHMI scholar.