Adriana Bankston




Dr. Adriana Bankston is an advocate for improving the research enterprise by empowering early career researchers to enact policy change. Adriana is currently a Principal Legislative Analyst in the University of California (UC) Office of Federal Governmental Relations. Prior to this position, Adriana was a Policy & Advocacy Fellow at The Society for Neuroscience (SfN). In addition to working at UC, Adriana also serves as Co-Director of the Policy Taskforce at Future of Research (FoR), and is Chief Outreach Officer at the Journal of Science Policy and Governance (JSPG). Website:

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