Community Engagement Specialist
Department of Integrative, Structural and Computational Biology
The Scripps Research Institute
em dot e dot haag at gmail dot com
I grew up in the northwoods of Minnesota, but moved to Australia for college where I studied science communication, science education, and physics. I’ve spent the last few years in Los Angeles, working in healthcare communication industry. In my free time, I enjoy running marathons & ultras, swimming, diving, skiing, and coaching for Students Run LA.
The Australian National University and The University of Canberra
Confronting COVID-19 through the News: A Journalist’s Experience with Data During the Pandemic
by Emily Haag | Sep 7, 2021 | data_journalism, delta_variant, Outbreak.info, user_stories, variantsA young writer in Japan who has been tackling the pandemic from viewpoint of the news shares about using Outbreak.info to access vital data.Anna Nishino entered the world of journalism in the middle of a pandemic. Assigned to cover COVID-19 from...
Wastewater Treatment Plant Scientists Track Variants with the Help of Outbreak.info
by Emily Haag | Aug 30, 2021 | alpha_variant, delta_variant, Outbreak.info, user_stories, variantsWhen someone washes their hands, flushes a toilet, or showers, the wastewater is discharged to municipal sanitary sewer pipes and flows to a wastewater treatment plant. Before the water is treated, the raw wastewater can be analyzed to detect the...
Aspiring Virologist Uses Outbreak.info to Understand COVID-19
by Emily Haag | Jul 14, 2021 | Outbreak.info, user_storiesAt a pivotal point in their nascent research careers, students need resources that are accessible, comprehensible, and detailed. This is especially true during the present era – a time coined the “Infodemic” for being flooded with biomedical...
Comparing Lineages: How Researchers in Germany use Outbreak.info to Investigate Variants
by Emily Haag | Jul 6, 2021 | Outbreak.info, user_stories, variantsAs SARS-CoV-2 variants (mutated strains of the virus causing COVID-19) surface in different parts of the world, researchers rise to the challenge of examining tremendous amounts of new data and contextualizing it within what we already know about...