Proud to get the Byron H. Waksman Award for Excellence in Public Comm of Life Sciences, for microbio reporting +book pic.twitter.com/b3oq18T2c2
— Ed Yong (@edyong209) July 29, 2016
Yong was selected for his excellence in science writing, which includes his popular blog, Not Exactly Rocket Science, his work with national publications such as The Atlantic, and his first book, I Contain Multitudes, which focuses on microbiology. Yong’s book was released on August 9.
Fellows in the MBL’s Logan Science Journalism Program make the nominations for this annual award, which is bestowed by the Waksman Foundation for Microbiology.