Dr. Sarah Volkman is a Principal Research Scientist in the Departmentof Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of PublicHealth. She is part of the Malaria Diversity Project at The Broad Institute,and Professor of Nursing at the School of Nursing and Health Sciences atSimmons College. Her research focuses on malaria population genetic diversityrelated to changes in transmission and drug resistance. Dr. Volkman earned abachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego (cum laude) in1986 and doctoral degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in1995. She conducted postdoctoral studies with Professor Dyann Wirth at theHarvard T.H Chan School of Public Health and was appointed senior research scientistin 1998. Dr. Volkman is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for theWorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (wWARN) and a member of the MalariaDisease Reference group of TDR at the World Health Organization.