Claire grew up in rural Suffolk, England, and left to pursue an undergraduate degree in Biology at York University. She then completed a PhD in Aquatic Ecology at Cambridge University, realising along the way that science publishing held more appeal for her than soggy fieldwork. She still retains a fascination for all things biological. Claire is a Publications Assistant for PLOS Biology.
In PLOS Biology this week, you can read about shrinking the gap between patients and researchers, cookie-cutting membrane perforators, the breakdown of a cozy relationship between flies and bugs, how worms fight selfish DNA, and