About Giorgia Guglielmi

Giorgia Guglielmi (giorgiaguglielmi.com) is a writer covering the life sciences, biomedicine, science policy, and the intersections of science and society. Her stories have appeared in Nature, Science, Spectrum News, and more. She is also a part-time editor and communications manager at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel, Switzerland. A native of Italy, before joining the MIT Giorgia obtained a Ph.D. in biology from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, where she studied how sheets of cells fold origami-style to build an embryo. Thesis: Media of Mass Destruction: How Fake News Is Killing Italy’s Olive Trees