Wilmington, UNITED STATES
Dr. Eric Lander speaks as U.S. president-elect Joe Biden announces his science team in Wilmington, Delaware...
DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY: ERIC LANDER - The pioneering geneticist would take a role that Biden has elevated the post to Cabinet-level status for first time. Lander, a Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who helped lead the Human Genome Project, will also serve in the role of presidential science adviser, Biden's team said. The duties of OSTP, the White House's top body for space policy formation under former President Barack Obama, could clash with the National Space Council that Trump revived in 2017.