Jana Stone is director of Professional Development and Postdoctoral Services within the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate and Postdoctoral Education at Georgia Tech. Stone manages a team that includes graduate career advising, the Graduate Internship Program, and Postdoctoral Services. She also oversaw the creation of the Office of Faculty Professional Development in 2020-2021. Stone has been at Georgia Tech since 2013, when she was hired to establish the Office of Postdoctoral Services. She has served on the Board of Directors of the National Postdoctoral Association and is currently a founding co-chair of the Graduate Career Consortium's Data and Analysis Committee.
Stone earned a Ph.D. in genetics and molecular biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.S. in microbiology from Indiana University. As a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, her research focused on DNA replication and mutagenesis.