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Photo: Robin Skjoldborg

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Lone Frank

Lone Frank is an award-winning science writer and broadcaster based in Copenhagen. She has a PhD in neurobiology and worked as a research scientist in the US biotech industry before becoming a journalist in 1997. As well as writing for Denmark’s leading newspaper Weekendavisen, she contributes to ScienceNature, Newsweek and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Widely sought after as a speaker on science and society, she has been invited to talk at Harvard Medical School, the Library of Congress, the 2009 NeuroLeadership Summit in Los Angeles, London’s Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, TEDx Istanbul and the Sydney Writer’s Festival. She has made numerous radio and television appearances, ranging from US National Public Radio ( ‘The Leonard Lopate Show’, ‘To The Best of Our Knowledge’ and ‘Radio Lab’) to Brazil's Globosat television, and has published four books: The New Life (Gyldendal, 2004), Cloned Tigers (Gyldendal, 2005), Mindfield (Oneworld, 2009), My Beautiful Genome (Oneworld, 2011).