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Bryn Nelson is a former microbiologist whose love of translating science into stories inspired him to become a science journalist in 1999. While a staff writer at Newsday, Nelson won awards for a long-form feature about a toddler with a traumatic brain injury, and for his role in a yearlong ecology series about the natural world. As a freelance writer and editor, his work has appeared in The New York Times, Nature, Scientific American, High Country News, MSNBC.com and many other publications. He shares a renovated craftsman bungalow in Seattle with his partner, Geoff, and a lively dog named Piper.

One response to “Virtual mentoring: 2013 recap and what to expect in 2014”

  1. Lauren Milideo

    I’m making the shift from research into science writing, and this is very useful. Thank you for sharing your own insight as well as the helpful advice of others!

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