With a PhD in medicinal chemistry, I love writing about how the world works at the ingredient level and enjoy reading about developments in new treatments in pre-clinical and clinical studies. Please find examples of my science writing for expert and general audiences below.
Science Writing for a General Audience
Hurdle Training article about PhD life for the Royal Society of Chemistry’s magazine, Chemistry World
PhD Spotlight for University of Sussex
Medicinal chemistry vs. baking for Soph Talks Science
Fiona Scott, Angela M Fala, Jessica E Takarada, Mihaela P Ficu, Lewis E Pennicott, Tristan D Reuillon, Rafael M Couñago, Katlin B Massirer, Jonathan M Elkins, Simon E Ward. Development of dihydropyrrolopyridinone-based PKN2/PRK2 chemical tools to enable drug discovery (2022), Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Fiona Scott, Angela M. Fala, Lewis E. Pennicott, Tristan D. Reuillon, Katlin B. Massirer, Jonathan M. Elkins, Simon E. Ward. Development of 2-(4-pyridyl)-benzimidazoles as PKN2 chemical tools to probe cancer (2020), Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Ohood A. Radhi, Scott Davidson, Fiona Scott, Run X. Zeng, D. Heulyn Jones, Nicholas C.O. Tomkinson, Jun Yu, and Edmond Y.W. Chan. Inhibition of the ULK1 protein complex suppresses Staphylococcus-induced autophagy and cell death (2019), Journal of Biological Chemistry.