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SUSAN ELIZABETH SWANBERG
Tucson, AZ 85739
swanberg@email.arizona.edu
@seswanberg

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
School of Journalism
Professional Master’s Program
Anticipated graduation date: May 2014

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
PhD.–Genetics
Degree conferred: 2005

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO
M.S.–Biological Science
Degree conferred: 2000

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SCHOOL OF LAW
J.D.–Law

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
B.A.–Psychology

RELEVANT WORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

GENETICIST AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGIST: 2000-2008, 2009-2011
University of California, Davis

  • Conducted research on telomere biology, autism and other topics.
  • Authored or co-authored 11 publications.
  • Wrote successful grant applications.

WRITING EXPERIENCE

  • Manuscript writing, editing and review                                      2002-2011
  • Santa Fe Science Writing Workshop                                            2011, 2013
  • U.C. Berkeley Extension courses in copy editing                    2010-2011
  • Blogging:    www.thefourthhelix.com                                           ongoing

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS–past and present affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • National Press Photographers Association
  • National Association of Science Writers
  • Society for Neuroscience 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Conversant in Spanish