Jake Yeston joined the staff at Science in 2004. In his current role as a Deputy Editor, he oversees the editorial group handling all research content in the physical sciences. Jake earned an AB in chemistry from Harvard University in 1996 and a PhD in chemistry from the University of California-Berkeley in 2001 (working jointly under Bob Bergman and Brad Moore). He conducted postdoctoral research in ultrafast spectroscopy at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany on a Humboldt fellowship, and then worked as a National Research Council fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
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