Carl Zimmer

Columnist, The New York Times and contributing national correspondent, STAT
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Carl Zimmer

Columnist, The New York Times and contributing national correspondent, STAT
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Biography

Carl Zimmer has written about science at The New York Times since 2004. His 13 books include Parasite Rex and Evolution: Making Sense of Life. Zimmer started in science journalism at Discover, where he served as a senior editor from 1995 to 1999. He has written hundreds of articles for magazines including National Geographic, Wired and The Atlantic, and he currently is national correspondent for STAT. In 2003, Zimmer started the Loom, an award-winning blog about science. Among his honors, Zimmer is a three-time winner of the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Prize. He is a professor adjunct at Yale University, where he teaches writing. He appears regularly on Radiolab. Currently Zimmer is working on a book about heredity, which will be published by Dutton in 2018.

Sessions as a Speaker

“One Test to Rule Them All”: Joe DeRisi in Conversation with Carl Zimmer

29 October 2017
11:15 am – 12:15 pm
  • UCSF Mission Bay Campus

Sessions as a Moderator

Reporting on Genome Editing: An International Discussion

28 October 2017
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Marriott Marquis