Steven M. Niemi

Director, Animal Science Center

Boston University

Full Member

Member Since: 2003

Professional Bio

With over 40 years’ experience in biomedical research and commercial biotechnology, I have held senior management positions in contract drug and device development, biotech start-ups in human gene therapy and food animal genomics, and laboratory animal care and assurance. I am a Diplomate and past president of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine and served on numerous boards and national task forces addressing medical product development and laboratory animal welfare. I earned an AB with a concentration in Biology from Harvard College, a DVM from Washington State University, and received a US Public Health Service National Research Service Award while a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I completed the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School in 1991 and was a 2019-2020 Visiting Fellow in the Animal Law & Policy Program at Harvard Law School. I am currently Attending Veterinarian and Director, Animal Science Center, Boston University and Adjunct Professor, Department of Comparative Pathobiology, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

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Parent: Boston University

700 Albany Street, Room 707D Boston, MA 02118 United States


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