Elena K. | Elance
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Elena K.

Science writing, editing, translation
  |   Geneve, Geneve
  |  8:05 pm Local Time


I work as a researcher in the field of biomedical sciences at Geneva University. I have more than ten years of experience in conducting research, working with databases, writing articles and grant proposals. I author primary research articles in peer-reviewed science journals and have a proven track record of grant applications. I have experience working in both: a biotech industry and in academia.

I offer an expert help with writing science articles and grant proposals and consulting services in various fields of science and biotech establishment.

Additional services include translation of academic manuscripts and documents (English-Russian, Russian-English). Creating presentations, abstracts and posters.


English - fluent
Hebrew - fluent
German - conversational
Russian - native

PhD in Molecular Biology (Goettingen University, Germany).
B.Sc. in Life Sciences (Tel-Aviv University, Israel) majoring in Biochemistry and Cell Biology.
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 plan

- 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 (regular and technical) for the following language combinations:

Russian to English
English to Russian
Hebrew to English
Hebrew 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
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 - Present
Online teaching assistant in the field of biological 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
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
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Research assistant
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Elena K.