Meet Dr. Caitlin Looby, a biologist passionate about the tropics, climate change, and science communication!

Caitlin Looby is a microbial ecologist and science writer with a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Connecticut, an M.S. in Biotechnology Science from Kean University, and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of California, Irvine. Much of her work focuses on how climate change affects soil in a cloud forest in Costa Rica. As a science writer, Caitlin work includes scripts for radio, feature articles for magazines, and an op-ed article for The New York Times. Her bylines include: Association for Women in Science Magazine, Canoe & Kayak Magazine, Cultures Magazine, Mongabay, the Loh Down on Science, Pacific Standard, and SUP Magazine.