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Andreas von Bubnoff is a freelance science journalist and editor based in New York City. His news articles, feature articles, opinion pieces and columns covering all areas of science have appeared in many American and European publications including the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Prevention, Science News, Nature, Cell, SonntagsZeitung (Switzerland) and Rheinpfalz am Sonntag (Germany). His work has also been featured in The Best American Science and Nature Writing. In his most recent staff position, he covered HIV vaccine research, infectious diseases and global health as senior science writer for IAVI Report, work that has taken him all over the world including India, Africa, China, Southeast Asia, South America, and Europe. Before he became a journalist, he earned a Ph.D. in developmental biology, studying glow-in-the-dark transgenic frogs. A native of Germany, he trained as a journalist at the University of California, Santa Cruz Science Communication Program. He writes in English and German.