Popular Science Writing and Lesson Modules (See more at The Microbe Institute)
“The unicorn microbiome: a proposed microbial mechanism for the rainbow pigments in unicorn poop.” The Science Creative Quarterly. 2020.
A TED-ed lesson plan on microbial applications. TED.com
“Sourdough for Science.” A lesson module on SciStarter.org and Studentdiscover.org
“Microbe powered Jack-o-lantern.” Github.com. 2019. @anneamadden
“Making microbe-powered tea lights in 7 steps: An adventure in hacking.” Medium.com. 2019.
“Barnacle Wisdom: Lessons from Barnacles for Adults in Transition.” Medium.com. 2018.
“The Microscopic Alchemist.” PrimerStories.com. 2016. Co-written with Lea Shell.
“Expected Errors: A post for any biologist who has ventured into the world of scripting.” blog post on the lab blog of Noah Fierer. 2015.
“Lara Croft, Room Raider. Adventures in Exploring the Great Indoors.” blog post on the lab blog of Noah Fierer. 2015.
“Bacteria Allow Woodrats to Eat Poison.” Reposted (and updated), on the American Society for Microbiology’s web blog “Small Things Considered.” 2014.
“Bacteria Allow Woodrats to Eat Poison.” Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Website. 2013.
“Streptomyces” Invisible Wildlife Book Essay. 2014.