I lived in Singapore from 2013 through 2014 and London from 2015 through 2016.

I have over 200 hours of experience as teaching assistant.

I’ve attended scientific conferences in the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom, Austria, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia.


Freelance journalist
Since April 2019
Clients: Nature Medicine, Vox, Mongabay, Live Science, The Scientist, Medium, SciShow

Health reporter @ The Hill
October 2019 to March 2023

Intern @ The Scientist
April to July 2019

Science Writing Fellow for Video @ Business Insider
September 2018 to March 2019

Program Assistant @ EcoHealth Alliance
March 2010 to December 2012


PhD in Biology (Dissertation topic: infectious disease ecology)
National University of Singapore and Imperial College London
January 2013 to January 2018

Masters in Conservation Biology
Columbia University
Fall 2007 to Spring 2009

Bachelors in Biology
Bucknell University
Fall 2003 to Spring 2007

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