Telling the stories behind science


Emily Scott is a science writer for the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.


She is an alumna of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied journalism and agricultural communications. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in journalism at Illinois.

She has previously reported for The Daily IlliniTechnograph, Chicago Inno, and the News Progress. She has covered a variety of topics, including genomics, agtech, robotics, urban agriculture, and renewable energy.

Emily is passionate about telling the stories of the people and processes behind science.