Emily Scott is a science writer for the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology. She is experienced in communicating scientific research to the public.

She has previously reported for The Daily IlliniTechnograph, Chicago Inno, and the News Progress. She has reported on local news, business, education, science, and more.

Emily is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied  journalism and agricultural communications.