Jocelyn has been a staff writer for Science magazine since 1995. She started out covering environmental science, from deformed frogs to melting Antarctic ice shelves. More recently, she took on biomedical research policy and the National Institutes of Health. Her stories have included the buildup of biodefense labs, financial conflicts of interest, and the graying of biomedical scientists. She also writes about research on gene therapy and cancer.
Jocelyn has degrees from Princeton University in chemical engineering and from Indiana University in journalism. She spent 2 years working at GE's corporate research lab in upstate New York before becoming a science writer, initially as an intern at Science and Science News.