Meet the Spectrum Team

Staff

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Apoorva Mandavilli

Editor-in-Chief

Apoorva Mandavilli created Spectrum (formerly part of SFARI.org) as an authoritative news source for scientists. She oversees the site’s operations.

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Ingrid Wickelgren

Managing Editor

Ingrid Wickelgren edits and oversees the production of news and opinion on Spectrum.

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Kristin Ozelli

Features Editor

Kristin Ozelli edits Deep Dives, Spectrum‘s long-form stories on important topics in autism research.

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Katie Moisse

News Editor

Katie Moisse commissions and edits news and opinion on Spectrum.

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Jessica Wright

Senior News Writer

Jessica Wright writes for Spectrum and reports on breaking autism research from conferences around the world. Jessica covers all aspects of autism research, but her primary beat is genetics.

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Nicholette Zeliadt

Senior News Writer

Nicholette Zeliadt writes for Spectrum and reports on breaking autism research from conferences around the world. Nicholette covers all aspects of autism research, but her primary beat is epidemiology.

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Hannah Furfaro

News Writer

Hannah Furfaro writes for Spectrum and reports on breaking autism research news from conferences around the world.

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Claire Cameron

Engagement Editor

Claire Cameron oversees Spectrum’s social media and audience engagement, including webinars, comment moderation and syndicated articles.

 

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Rebecca Horne

Multimedia Director

Rebecca oversees and directs Spectrum‘s multimedia operations, publishes all content on the site and commissions illustrations, infographics and other multimedia content.

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Hope Vanderberg

Copy Editor

Hope Vanderberg edits articles on Spectrum for grammar and accuracy.

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Christina Pullano

Editorial Assistant

Christina Pullano supports the Spectrum team, assisting with daily operations, social media and web production.

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Advisory Board

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Stephanie Chan

Machine Learning Lead Engineer, Zwoop

Stephanie Chan completed her Ph.D. in neuroscience at Princeton University. She has worked in research and development at startups based in Boston, Barcelona and Hong Kong.

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Michael E. Goldberg

Professor, Columbia University

Michael E. Goldberg is a clinical neurologist whose research focuses on the physiological basis of cognitive processes such as visual attention, spatial perception and decision-making.

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Laura Helmuth

Health, Science and Environment Editor, Washington Post

Laura Helmuth is health, science and environment editor at the Washington Post and vice president of the National Association of Science Writers.

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Robin Marantz Henig

Contributing Writer, New York Times Magazine

Robin Marantz Henig is a science journalist and a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, and is president of the National Association of Science Writers.

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Ivan Oransky

Distinguished Writer In Residence, New York University

Ivan Oransky is co-founder of Retraction Watch and Distinguished Writer In Residence at New York University’s Arthur Carter Journalism Institute. He is also editor of MedPage Today and is vice president of the Association of Health Care Journalists.

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Aviv Regev

Professor, MIT

Aviv Regev is a computational and systems biologist who studies the molecular circuitry that governs the function of mammalian cells in health and disease.

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David Sassoon

Publisher, InsideClimate News

David Sassoon is the founder and publisher of InsideClimate News, the nonpartisan and nonprofit news organization that won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2013.

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Will Talbot

Professor, Stanford University

Will Talbot is professor of developmental biology at Stanford University. His research focuses on the development and function of glial cells in the vertebrate nervous system.

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