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Becky Mackelprang


As a graduate student at UC Berkeley, I studied plant responses to disease. But I always found time to slip away from the lab bench and communicate about science, whether I was visiting K-12 classrooms, hosting science tables at farmers markets, or sipping a beverage while co-hosting PubScience. Since graduating, I have enjoyed a unique postdoctoral position with a science communication group at UC Berkeley. I have used this opportunity to work on sharing science through writing, speaking, teaching, and listening. I look forward to learning much more this summer with the team at Ensia while exploring beautiful Minnesota! 


Becky Mackelprang outdoors with a green background
Becky Mackelprang

University of California, Berkeley

Fellowship Sponsor: Ralph W.F. Hardy Endowment

Fellowship Host: Ensia