Outreach

Popular Science Writing

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.

Beer/Food Microbiology Events

Natural Selections: Wake County Science and Brewers Expo., at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, August 2016

Natural Selections: Wake County Science and Brewers Expo., at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, August 2015

Natural Selections: Wake County Science and Brewers Expo., at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, August 2014

The World Beer Festival, Raleigh, NC, April 2014

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Workshops/Talks/Theater Presentations (selected)

“The Future of Flavor.” TEDx Charlotte, 2016

“No more boring Beers.” Tools of Science, 2016

“New Discoveries in Old Places” Summer College in Biotechnology and Life Sciences, at North Carolina State U., July 2014

“Small Things” The Story Collider, The Oberon Theater, Cambridge, MA, August 2013

“Resumes and cover letters” for Tufts U. NSF-REU undergraduates, August 2013

Coastal Studies for Girls Science and Leadership High School, November 2011

Additional

K-16 Mentoring for scientific illustrators and STEM students, 2008-14

Judge at Massachusetts State High School Science and Engineering Fair, May 2011

**((Photo Credits: Header: Smith&Nasht, NC Museum of Natural History, Joanne Arnold, Holly Menninger))**