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Dr. Lively is professor of biochemistry at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Lively received his Ph.D. in chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta in 1978, and was an NIH postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is a protein chemist with a long standing interest in protein structure and function. He is the director of the Wake Forest University Biomolecular Resource Laboratory, a shared resource laboratory of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University. The core laboratory provides analytical services for protein and DNA chemistry. He is the director of the Wake Forest University graduate training program in Molecular Genetics and Genomics, and has taught biochemistry and molecular biology in the Wake Forest School of Medicine medical curriculum. In addition to his membership in ASBMB since 1985, Lively was one of the founding members of Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF), an international society dedicated to advancing core and research biotechnology laboratories through research communication and education. He was elected to the ABRF Executive board (2000-2004), and served as ABRF President (2001-2002). He represented ABRF as a member of the board of directors for the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), and served as FASEB President (2009-2010). He has extensive experience with advocacy for national science policy and funding for biomedical research. He is currently a member of the NIH National Advisory Research Resources Council for the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), and a member of the NIH Council of Councils that advises the Office of the NIH Director through its Division of Program Coordination Planning and Strategic Initiatives. 

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