Bijal Trivedi is a science editor for The Conversation, a non-profit news website dedicated to unlocking knowledge for the public by helping academic experts share what they know with you.
She has written for a variety of well-known science publications and is about to publish a book on the race to cure cystic fibrosis. She holds degrees in biochemistry, molecular/cell/developmental biology and science journalism.
She is also an award-winning freelance writer specializing in science, medicine, and health. Her work has taken her from the hidden vaults of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Serengeti Plains to Moscow’s Star City where she blasted off with space tourism entrepreneurs on the “Vomit Comet” for astronaut training.
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