After moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Bucci became an active volunteer and health educator at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and became passionate about helping patients obtain health and emotional support. She also served two terms as the president of the Palo Alto chapter of the Association for Women in Science. This passion for volunteering has recently extended to the P/P community. Mirella is currently employed as a Senior Editor for the top chemical biology journal, Nature Chemical Biology. She spends a lot of time interacting with scientists about the work in their research labs. She lives in San Mateo, CA with her husband and three children.
Mirella Bucci, Ph.D. joined the IPPF Board of Directors in 2013. Mirella is a scientist, holding a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from Washington University in St. Louis.