As dean of the science college at a major research university and an active teacher and researcher, Susan Henry is a successful and energetic spokesperson for science and science education. In addition to balancing her administrative duties with research and teaching, Henry is actively involved in programs for science teachers and partnerships that bring science to many audiences. On the national level, she serves as a member of the National Institutes of Health's National Advisory General Medicine Science Council.

Henry's research involves genetic regulation of lipid metabolism in baker's yeast. Her investigations have involved yeast as a model for analysis of eukaryotic cellular metabolism. She and her colleagues have uncovered a pattern of transcriptional regulation that coordinates a large number of enzymes of lipid metabolism.

Henry, a reader of THE SCIENTIST, says: "THE SCIENTIST gives me up-to-date information on what is happening on the national and federal levels of science....

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