Elena K. | Elance
Last Sign-in: May 22, 2015

Elena K.

Science writing, editing, translation
  |   Geneve, Geneve
  |  7:59 pm Local Time

About the Company

I am passionate about writing, translation and creating various copies of scientific material. My bio-science copies include original research articles, protocols, reviews, conference abstracts, manuals, posters and presentations.

Bio-science experience: Over 20 years of research experience in academia and industry (Israel, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland)

Tutoring experience: Over ten years of tutoring experience in math and sciences for IB (International Baccalaureate) students.


Diploma in Translation (IoLET) (2015) City University London, UK. Distance learning

PhD Molecular Biology (2008) Goettingen University, GERMANY
B.Sc. Life Sciences (2000) Tel Aviv University, ISRAEL


English (fluent)
Hebrew (fluent)
German (conversational)
Russian (native)
Service Description
- Science writing in the field of biomedical sciences and health

a. Original research manuscripts
b. Grants and proposals
c. Reviews and summaries
d. Protocols, instruction manuals, and product descriptions
e. Scientific presentations
f. Popular science articles
g. Project management

- Science manuscript publishing:

a. Editing, proofreading and peer review services for academic manuscript
b. Advice with journal selection
c. Help with the final stages of preparing manuscript for publication: style
adaptation for a particular journal requirements.
Broad range of topics covered: from cancer and cell migration to neurosciences, stem cells and embryonic development.

- Blog writing

- Consulting services

- Translation (general and technical) for the following language combinations:

Russian to English
English to Russian

- Graphic design

a. power point and keynote presentations
b. posters
c. pamphlet and flyer design

Tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, drawing software for IPAD
Institute of Linguists Educational Trust
Diploma in Translation (English-Russian)
2015 - 2015
Goettingen University
PhD, Molecular BIology
- 2008
Tel-Aviv University
B.Sc., Life Science
1994 - 2000
University of Geneva
Postdoctoral researcher
2012 - Present
Cactus effective communication
Peer Reviewer
2010 - Present
2010 - 2012
Online teaching assistant in the field of bio-sciences
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine
2009 - 2011
International Max Planck Research School
Teaching Assistant
2005 - 2007
Delivering tutorials and practical courses to Master Students enrolled at the graduate school. Language of instruction: English.
Max Planck Universtity for Biophysical Chemistry
Research assistant
2003 - 2007
Year Founded
Number of Employees
Payment Terms
For reviewing and editing services 30-60 USD for 1000 words depending on the specific service needed, negotiable.

Article and grant writing: upon individual agreement

Translation services starting at 0.05 USD per word.

Graphic design: Upon individual agreement
Steffen Burkhardt
Steffen Burkhardt, Dr.
Program Coordinator
Rami Scaliter
QBI, Dr.
Research assistant
Elena K. | Elance

Elena K.