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...

The Snapshot of B.1.1.7 from Outbreak.info

COVID-19 dominated the news cycle of 2020. SARS-CoV-2 variants took over news feeds in 2021. For the past year, researchers around the globe have been coming together to openly share data and resources, fighting the pandemic from a unified front....

Tracking the New Strains of COVID-19

The Center for Viral Systems Biology at Scripps Research is tracking the prevalence of new strains of SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic, in an interactive dashboard for viewing daily reports.As concerns surrounding several COVID-19...

Recent Publications

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