American Junior Academy of Science, USA
Name: Joan Messer, PhD
Status: National Director
Name of the Institute: American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS)
Address of the Institute: 900 South Court Street; Ellisville, MS 39482
Senior scientists in each state selects young research scientist to meet at the AJAS annual national convention. The convention meets concurrently with AAAS, publisher of Science magazine. These young scientists develop a network among themselves and with scientists that are actually doing cutting-edge research.