Elizabeth Finkel (AM) is a former biochemist who switched to journalism. She co-founded Cosmos Magazine, served as Editor in Chief (2013 – 2018) and is now Editor at Large. She has published two books: Stem Cells (2005) which won the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award, and The Genome Generation (2012). Elizabeth’s work is regularly anthologised in Best Australian Science Writing. Her journalism has earned her numerous awards, membership of the Order of Australia, and in 2019, a medal by the Australian Society for Medical Research.