ruth williams, science writer & journalist
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Freelance Writer
Past and present clients: The Lancet, Nature, The Scientist, Intelligent Life (Economist Group), SEED, The Naked Scientists, The Lancet Neurology, Nature Reviews Neuroscience, Nature Reviews Immunology, Circulation Research, The American Heart Association, Biomedical Picture of the Day, Epigenome Network of Excellence, BioMedNet, and Drug Discovery Today.
2003 - present
  News Editor and Podcaster
For the Journal of Cell Biology and the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Rockefeller University Press, New York.
Jun 06 - Jun 09
  Assistant Editor
For Nature Reviews Neuroscience.
Nature Publishing Group, Macmillan, London.
Jan 06 - Jun 06
  Postdoctoral Scientist
With Professors Amanda Fisher and Matthias Merkenschlager.
MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London.
Mar 02 - Nov 05
  Ph.D. (Genetics)
With Drs Jiannis Ragoussis and Mike Antoniou.
Division of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Guy's Hospital, King's College London.
Apr 97 - Dec 01
  Research Assistant
With Drs Michael Morgan and Pelin Faik.
Wellcome Laboratory for Molecular Genetics, Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Guy's Hospital UMDS, London.
Nov 95 - Apr 97
  Bachelor of Science, Honours Degree (2:1) Biology
King's College London.
Oct 92 - Jun 95
  Association of British Science Writers (member since 2005).

National Association of Science Writers (member since 2008).

Medical Journalists Association (member since 2010)
  Alison Rowan
Senior Editor, The Lancet Neurology.

Hugh Blackbourn
Previously the publisher of the Nature Reviews journals. Now, Head of Publishing at The Wellcome Trust.

Amanda Fisher
Director, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College London.