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Master's Student • RA for the Center for Environmental Journalism

Andrew Cooper-Sansone is a writer and science blogger focused on communicating science and critical thinking skills to the general public. He earned a BS in cellular and molecular biology at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado in 2018. He then spent two years working as a professional research assistant studying the molecular genetics of neurological diseases at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has co-authored multiple scientific studies published in the journals, RNA and eLife.  

Andrew has written about how the brain works, the need for compassion in debate as well as other topics in psychology, biology and ethics. His work has appeared in Skeptic Magazine and frequently at He is now pursuing a master's degree in journalism at CU, with a focus on science and data journalism as well as journalism entrepreneurship. 

Andrew was born and raised in Colorado and is an avid runner, hiker and skier. He loves books, dogs, movies and people.