Scientific Editor Profile
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Larissa W., Ph.D., E.L.S. (Certified Editor in the Life Sciences)
Larissa earned a B.S. in biology and a B.A. in English (Technical Writing) from William Carey University and a Ph.D. in microbiology from Auburn University. Her research experience includes interdisciplinary projects in the fields of microbial ecology, genetics, civil and environmental engineering, and bacterial pathogenesis. She has coauthored numerous peer-reviewed research manuscripts, research protocols, invited reviews, and book chapters. Currently, she is an assistant professor of biology and teaches several writing-intensive courses in which she strives to help students develop their skills of scientific communication. In addition, Larissa has served as primary editor for four funded NIH grant proposals and has written two funded NSF research fellowships.