John Timmer

Position/Organization: science editor, Ars Technica

John Timmer got a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. He's done over a decade's worth of research in genetics and developmental biology at places like Cornell Medical College and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. John is now the Science Editor at Ars Technica, where he writes and manages the production of science content for a technology-focused news site. an active reader community that spans the spectrum from technology enthusiasts with no interest in science to researchers engaged in work in fields that include genomics and high-energy physics.