Find a Union Writer – Grace Niewijk

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A clear, passionate communicator with training in journalism, content marketing, and biophysics/biochemistry. Content Strategist at CG Life, an integrated life science marketing & communications agency. Freelance science writer and editor since 2017.
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Feature article for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News.

For now, we cannot definitively rule out either origin story for COVID-19—a lab accident or a natural animal-to-human transmission. Determining the origins of this pandemic is unlikely to help current efforts to treat and cure the disease. It could, however, be an important determinant for efforts to prevent future outbreaks.
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Feature profile for Purdue University.

Purdue scientist Maureen McCann turns to zinnias, roadside weeds, and other plants to create efficient biofuels.
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Feature article for Medium commissioned series.

One boy’s battle with a rare disease reveals common struggles among patients worldwide.