What do we do?

Many PhD students in STEM fields are passionate about science communication and consider pursuing a career in science education, science writing, medical writing, or medical science liaison. NYCSciComm aims to guide students to navigate career options in science communication, build strong and supportive professional networks among peers, and bring accessible and digestible scientific concepts to the public.

Why join us?

As our member, you will have access to professional development opportunities, educational resources, upcoming educational and networking events at a discount, newly posted blogs, volunteering opportunities with us to build your resume, and announcements about job openings in science communication and beyond.

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Board of Directors

President                                                 Miriam Fein

Vice President                                        Shejla Pollozi       

Executive Editor                                     Jennifer Cable

IT Officer                                                 Xinjun Zhang

Social Media Manager                           Annalisa Arcella    


Advisory Team

Yue Liu

Founder/Past President (Aug. 2016 – Sept. 2017), NYC Science Communication

Associate Director, Merck


Eric Vieira

Founder, Uni Tech Advisor, LLC

Director of Special Research Programs, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, City University of New York

Course Director (Manhattan), Fundamentals of the Bioscience Industry Program, Stony Brook University


Ushma Neill

Vice President, Scientific Education & Training, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Editor at Large, Journal of Clinical Investigation


Yaihara Fortis Santiago

Manager of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


The New Media Lab in the Graduate Center, CUNY