Lauren Lipuma is a public information specialist and writer at the American Geophysical Union (AGU). She communicates new Earth and space science research findings published in AGU journals and presented at AGU meetings to the press and public, primarily through written and multimedia content. Lauren holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in biomedical engineering from Tulane University. She previously held a position as a staff writer for a monthly medical magazine, has worked in wildlife conservation, and worked for more than 5 years at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, N.Y., where she studied the immune response to infectious diseases and established a new lab devoted entirely to the study of the human microbiome. Lauren is currently the vice president of the D.C. Science Writers Association.
American Geophysical Union
Washington, D. C.