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Jenny Rood

GPSW 2014

Jenny Rood


Jenny Rood is the gRED Communications Manager at Genentech. Prior to joining Genentech, she spent more than five and a half years at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, working in the development office and then as a direct scientific writing adviser to lead scientists at the institute. She earned a Ph.D. in biology from MIT prior to entering the Graduate Program in Science Writing. Before joining the Broad, Jenny was an intern at the International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy, and an editorial intern at The Scientist. Her video and written work has also appeared in Technology Review.

Thesis: Succulent and Spiny: The Bahamas’ Quest for a Sustainable Lobster Fishery