Bryn Nelson

Bryn Nelson

Freelance writer, Seattle, Wash.

Bryn Nelson is an award-winning freelance science and medical writer with nearly 20 years of experience. He has written for Newsday, the New York Times,, CNN, Nature, Mosaic, ENSIA, bioGraphic, Science News for Students, the Guardian and other print and online publications.

Bryn specializes in writing about life sciences, biomedicine, the environment, the green building industry and travel. Among his other writing projects, he helped launched the news section of the journal Cancer Cytopathology and has written often for NYU Langone Medical Center and trade publications including The Rheumatologist and The Hospitalist. In addition, he contributed a chapter to "The Science Writers' Handbook" and edited chapters on microbiology and food safety for the six-volume "Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking."

Bryn received a B.A. in biology from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., a Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Washington in Seattle and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of California at Santa Cruz. A resident of Seattle, he has a strong affinity for unconventional travel destinations and double tall lattes.

Twitter: @seattlebryn