Elizabeth Finkel is a former biochemist who now tells the stories of other scientists, as a writer and editor. Since June 2013 she has been Editor in Chief of Cosmos Magazine. She has published two books: Stem Cells: Controversy at the Frontiers of Science (2005), which won the Queensland premier’s Literary award and The Genome Generation (2012). Her work is regularly anthologised in Best Australian Science Writing. In 2015, she won the Eureka Award for Science Journalism.