10309645_1290005121026368_3760178106251092544_nEmily Scott is a science writer for the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.

She has previously reported for The Daily IlliniTechnograph, and Chicago Inno.

She is an alumna of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, studying news-editorial journalism and agricultural communications.

Emily is passionate about telling stories of the people and processes behind science. She has experience in writing, editing, design, photography, and video and audio production.

In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling and cheering on the Chicago Cubs and the Fighting Illini.