Margaret A. Lynch
Margaret A. Lynch, PhD, the Associate Director of Science Education, manages a team of Science Education staff, as well as the group's academic planning, administrative, financial, and human resources functions. She collaborates with students, staff, advisors, and faculty to help them achieve their goals in advancing the teaching and research mission of Harvard. Margaret is also a Instructor at the Harvard University Extension School where she teaches the course Graduate Research Methods and Scholarly Writing in Biotechnology.
Margaret first started university teaching in 1997 and taught and advised students for over a decade as a full-time Lecturer in Biology at Tufts University. She is also an experienced science and medical writer who has researched, developed, and written educational content for middle school and high school students & teachers, physicians, pharmacists, and patients. Margaret earned a BA in Biology with honors from Williams College and a PhD in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She also conducted postdoctoral research in biochemistry, genetics, and cell biology at the University of California, Davis, and the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.