John Travis is currently the managing editor for the News department of the leading journal Science. After earning a physics and journalism undergraduate degree at MIT and a master's degree from Boston University's science journalism program, he became Science's New England correspondent, initially focusing on biology and biomedical research and later on astronomy. Then for almost a decade, he covered biology at the weekly magazine Science News. He went back to Science in 2004 as an editor, mainly handling stories on biology and biomedical research, and served as Science’s European news editor for four years while in Cambridge, United Kingdom. In 2011, he returned to Science’s Washington D.C. headquarters.
Date: 26 March 2018