Graycen Wheeler is a freelance science journalist and a master’s student in the SciCom program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She’s also a non-practicing biochemist, a tabletop RPG enthusiast, a bike rider and a cat person.
While completing her PhD in biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder, Graycen realized how much she loved telling stories about science. She wrote and edited for Science Buffs, a CU Boulder STEM blog, before joining its leadership team and ultimately becoming editor in chief. She also founded, hosted and produced the blog’s affiliate podcast, Buffs Talk Science.