I've covered life sciences & tech for Smithsonian, PBS Nova Next, NatGeo News, The Scientist, Nature, PopSci, Backchannel & The Verge.
Microbiology PhD from Stanford, SciCom from UC Santa Cruz.
New Methods to Detect CRISPR Off-Target Mutations
Researchers have developed a variety of techniques to detect when CRISPR misses the mark
World’s deepest zoo harbors clues to extraterrestrial life
Scientists have discovered a variety of living things deep below Earth’s surface
The Secret Lives of Ants
PBS NOVA Next: The Secret Lives of Ants
Bacteria work together to survive Earth’s depths
Inner Workings: Bacteria work together to survive Earth’s depths
Discovering Novel Antibiotics | The Scientist Magazine
Three methods identify and activate silent bacterial gene clusters to uncover new drugs
Tiny organisms could reveal how animals evolved
Inner Workings: Tiny organisms could reveal how animals evolved
Feeling Like a Fraud: The Impostor Phenomenon in Science Writing
The Open Notebook – Feeling Like a Fraud: The Impostor Phenomenon in Science Writing
A New Window to the Underwater World
BioTechniques - A New Window to the Underwater Worl...
This tiny brain parasite seems to make rodents braver—and it likes humans, too
Researchers keep studying, but Toxoplasma gondii keeps confounding their expectations.
A New Star in the Fight Against Multidrug-resistant Bacteria
BioTechniques - A New Star in the Fight Against Mul...
RNA Sequencing Rapidly Maps the Brain
BioTechniques - RNA Sequencing Rapidly Maps the Brain
What Sensory Receptors Do Outside of Sense Organs: The Scientist Magazine
Odor, taste, and light receptors are present in many different parts of the body, and they have surprisingly diverse functions.
Tracking Protein Dynamics in Single Living Neurons
BioTechniques - Tracking Protein Dynamics in Single...
Coral reefs at a tipping point
Inner Workings: Coral reefs at a tipping point
How to find the rare, disease-resistant individuals who could help forge new therapies
Journal Club: How to find the rare, disease-resistant individuals who could help forge new therapies | National Academy of Sciences