The White House Now Has Zero Science Advisors

DogDude shares an article from CBS News:
The science division of the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy was unstaffed as of Friday as the three remaining employees departed this week, sources tell CBS News… On Friday afternoon, Eleanor Celeste, the assistant director for biomedical and forensic sciences at the OSTP, tweeted, “Science division out. Mic drop” before leaving the office for the last time…

Under Mr. Obama, the science division was staffed with nine employees who led the charge on policy issues such as STEM education, biotechnology and crisis response. It’s possible that the White House will handle these issues through staff in other divisions within the OSTP.


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