|July 2005 -
Asia News Editors, Science Magazine
|Sept 2004 -
Visiting Scholar, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
|2003 - 2004||Visiting Writer in Science, St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, U.K.
Lectured on science and environmental journalism and ran a writing workshop at the University of Cambridge in England.
|2000 - 2004||European News Editor, Science Magazine
Assigned and edited articles on European science; managed staff writers across the continent; wrote on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, including Russia, specializing in nonproliferation of nuclear and biological weapons.
|1997 - 2000||Deputy News Editor, Science Magazine
Assigned and edited articles on environmental and behavioral sciences; wrote on the former Soviet Union; managed ScienceNOW, a daily Web news service.
|1995 - 1996||Lecturer, Rostov State University, Russia
As a Fulbright Scholar, taught science and environmental journalism. Edited a student newspaper on environmental issues in southwestern Russia.
|1991 - 1995||
Writer, Science Magazine
|1991||M.S., science communication, University of California, Santa Cruz|
B.S., biology, Cornell University
|2004 - 2005||Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation|
|2004 - 2005||Fulbright Scholar, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan|
|2002||American Institute of Biological Sciences’ Science Writing Award|
|2001||Pan American Health Organization’s International Journalism Award|
|2001||Walter Sullivan Science Writing Award from the American Geophysical Union|
|1997||Arthur Burns Fellowship at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Germany|
|1995||Evert Clark Award for Science Journalism|
Woods Hole Marine Biology fellowship to study molecular biology and to visit the Toolik Lake long-ecological research site in northern Alaska