Robin Marks

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Robin covers new developments in basic biological research, including neuroscience, cancer, the microbiome, psychiatry, diabetes, computational bioscience, pharmacology, and genomics/proteomics.

Robin was a reporter for many years, working for various NPR stations around the U.S. and freelancing for Reuters and other news agencies abroad. She later spent 10 years as a writer and multimedia specialist for the Exploratorium, after which she expanded her freelance career to include designing science curricula, tutoring students, and developing science-themed walking tours. She holds degrees from the University of MN (Biochemistry), and University of WA (International Studies).