Annabel Slater

Annabel Slater was previously Genetics Editor at the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and at its flagship publication BioNews, where she remains a Volunteer Writer. She also edited Science for Environment Policy, a news and information service of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Environment. She originally studied Biological Sciences at the University of Oxford, and went on to obtain an MSc in Science Media Production from Imperial College London. She has been a researcher for the BBC and ITV, has produced short films about bio-art, and has developed virtual science laboratories for the educational company Labster. She has a particularly interest in synthetic biology and genome editing, and she tweets as @Scient_Art