Emily Haag

Emily Haag

Emily Haag

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

Recent Posts

A Look at New Variant of Concern B.1.617.2

The B.1.617 variant was detected in October 2020 in Maharashtra, India. Fears that two mutations in the spike protein, L452R and E484Q, would make the variant resistant to antibodies led to widespread panic about this “double mutant.” The Mutation...

Recent Publications

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