Trudy Mackay Named To Board of Regents, National Library of Medicine

The Academy member is the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor of Genetics at North Carolina State University.

Trudy Mackay has been elected to the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). The NLM Board of Regents serves as the advisory body to the Secretary, HHS; Assistant Secretary for Health; Director, NIH; and the Director, NLM, on all important aspects of policy regarding the Library and is the final review body for NLM's extramural grant program. Mackay is the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished University Professor of Genetics and an associate member of entomology at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on understanding the genetic and environmental factors affecting variation in quantitative traits.