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Michelle Jones, PhD, ELS | Elance
 
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Michelle Jones, PhD, ELS

Editor in the Life Sciences
   United States
  |   Baltimore, MD
  |  7:16 am Local Time

Overview

I am a board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS), and I have a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Service Description

I edit life-science documents, including journal articles, grant applications, abstracts, and more, by:

Rewriting text as necessary
Suggesting information to add or remove
Correcting grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors

I have extensive experience editing for scientists whose native language is not English and in the following areas:

Cancer biology
Oncology
Urology
Molecular biology
Cellular biology

I also have experience editing in the areas of neuroscience, neurology, immunology, and cardiology, and I am happy to edit in other areas of biology and medicine as well.

For more information about my qualifications and services, please check out the following websites:

My company website: www.jonesbiomediting.com
My blog: www.biomedicalwritingadvice.com
My LinkedIn profile: www.linkedin.com/in/michellejonesphdels

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Employment

Johns Hopkins Medicine
Science Writer
2012 - Present
Conduct in-person interviews with scientists; write and revise lay-level articles about biomedical research conducted at Johns Hopkins
Jones Biomediting
Freelance Biomedical Editor
2010 - Present
Improve the clarity of biomedical documents by rewriting text as necessary (while preserving its meaning); suggesting information to add or remove; and correcting grammar, spelling, and punctuation...
National Cancer Institute
Health Communications Fellow
2011 - 2012
Wrote and edited information about the National Cancer Institute's (NCI's) Surveillance Research Program (SRP) for bi-weekly and quarterly e-newsletters and the SRP website; developed a lay-level...
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
2011 - 2011
Wrote a research paper for publication; assessed the presence of fibroblast-like cells in the blood of men with metastatic prostate cancer, localized prostate cancer, or no known cancer; evaluated...
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Science Writing Volunteer
2009 - 2010
Conducted in-person interviews with scientists, physicians, and genetic counselors; wrote and revised lay-level articles about biomedical activities conducted at Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Graduate Student
2005 - 2010
Wrote a research paper, numerous abstracts, a thesis proposal, and a 155-page dissertation; devised a thesis project de novo; discovered a role for angiogenin, a protein secreted by prostate cancer...
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Science Writing Intern
2008 - 2008
Conducted in-person interviews with scientists; wrote and revised lay-level articles about biomedical research conducted at Johns Hopkins

Education

Johns Hopkins University
MA in Writing (Science-Medical Writing)
2012 - Present
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
PhD in Cellular and Molecular Medicine
2005 - 2010
Purdue University
BS in Chemistry (Specialization: Biochemistry)
2001 - 2005

Keywords

editing
rewriting
biology
medicine
health
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