Emma Young

Producer - St. Louis

Emma is a PhD candidate and science communicator at the University of Missouri - Saint Louis. She studies avian malaria parasites, host/parasite interactions in the neotropical birds of Panama, and the roles that climate and habitat play in malaria infection. She enjoys hoarding plants and shouting about how much she loves science, and she is the founder of Science Distilled, a bi-monthly science happy hour in St. Louis. She tweets @emyoung90.