Chris Showell, Ph.D.

Dr. Chris Showell is an experienced scientific writer whose expertise spans multiple scientific fields. He is formally trained as a molecular biologist with specialties in genetics and developmental biology, and during his academic career, Dr. Showell developed high-throughput, DNA-based screening approaches to identify novel mutations in genes involved in human congenital heart diseases. Dr. Showell has presented research at various national and international conferences — including the 11th International Xenopus Meeting in Kazusa, Japan— and was involved in the annotation of the Xenopus tropicalis genome. Dr. Showell subsequently worked at a leading research services company in the Triangle, providing prepublication support to thousands of researchers worldwide in a wide variety of research fields. In his current position at EGC, Dr. Showell enjoys the opportunity to work with clients who are developing a wide variety of technologies and therapeutics. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and running.

  • Biotechnology
  • Defense
  • Diagnostics/Assays
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Software/IT
  • Scientific Consultant, Eva Garland Consulting
  • Managing Editor, Research Square
  • Quality Control Editor, Research Square
  • Contract Editor, American Journal Experts
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.S. (Honors) in Genetics from the University of Sheffield
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Sheffield.