* Texas, U.S.A.
* Lesly is a freelance science writer with a great interest in the intersection of hard science and mass communications. She has earned both a B. Sc. degree in Biology and a M. Sc. degree in Genetics & Developmental Biology. Professionally, Lesly has spent the last ten years as a research scientist in the fields of cancer cell biology and chemotherapeutics while pursuing an alternate career as a journalist, writer, and educator.
She is currently living in Texas with her husband where she spends her free time spoiling her pet parrots and preparing to go back to graduate school.
Lesly authored the Battling Cancer blog between October 15, 2007 and February 29, 2008.