About

Dr. Cristina Russo. Photo by Melissa Meschler for FSU.

I played with molecules as if they were lego pieces. I assembled atoms together and created supercomputer simulations of proteins, DNAs, or drugs still to exist. That was then – when I worked as a research scientist in academia.

I have a PhD in molecular biophysics, master’s in molecular and celular biology, and bachelor’s in computer science. After a period of postdoctoral work, I felt I had to be more connected with science outreach and education.

Here's my dog, on ice.

Here’s my dog, on ice.

So here I am. I write about science careers for Owen Software. I’m also part of the science education blog at PLOS. Here’s my LinkedIn page and at profile piece about me done by Florida State University.

You can find me on twitter (@russo_cristina) or email me at cris dot russo at gmail dot com.

Views expressed on this blog are my own and do not represent those of my employers.

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One response to “About

  1. Hi Christina, I am trying to get in touch with you to discuss your possibly writing about your career for my site. Really very impressed with your work and career. Email me? paula at versatile phd dot com. Hope to hear from you!

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