Emily Scott is a science writer for the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology. She is experienced in translating complex scientific research into clear, engaging stories.

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 news-editorial journalism and agricultural communications. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in journalism at Illinois.