Jesse Reynolds, Biopolitical Times blogger emeritus, was on the staff of the Center from its creation in 2001 until September 2010. In his role as Project Director on Biotechnology Accountability, he spoke and wrote widely on the social implications and policy aspects of biotechnologies, particularly stem cell research and the implementation of California's Proposition 71. His work has been published in many of the state's major newspaper, and he has been cited by media outlets such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and the Associated Press. He has a MS in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied as a US Environmental Protection Agency Fellow. While there, he was a co-founder of Students for Responsible Research, which monitored the impact of large-scale corporate funding for research on genetically modified crops. He now lives in the Netherlands where he is pursuing a PhD at the University of Tilburg.