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Alex Carchidi

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About Me

I'm a freelance writer with a background in biotechnology R&D. I'm interested in writing for clients who have a need for my analytical ability, skillful technical translation, and scientific background. 




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My Writing Samples

How To Ask A Good Scientific Question

An informal editorial describing what it takes to form a good scientific question to use as the basis for starting an experiment.

https://cryoshon.co/2016/01/06/how-to-ask-a-good-scientific-question/

Why The Sharing Economy Is Awful

An editorial analysis of the "sharing economy" and exposition on who is actually doing the sharing and why.

https://cryoshon.co/2016/01/11/why-the-sharing-economy-is-awful/

Automated T-Cell Screening Makes Finding Effective Killers A Snap

This is an article that I wrote for one of my clients in the biotech space detailing a new technology that substantially improves an important part of the cellular immunology research process.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/14gL7EhndgX399G5Izu3UZxseH5kKJoWPtY03AXTRWsc/edit?usp=sharing

Housing Contractor Report Synopsis

This is a synopsis that I did for one of my clients summarizing a report on contractor use within the housing industry. This piece is accompanied by an infographic (not shown) which lists some of the cited statistics.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gkZZsIEvrWfGkD4REv_CChK76_HySuxfYe20EwU_cQA/edit?usp=sharing

A Primer on Nonfiction Writing

This is an article that I wrote at the request of one of my clients for a website oriented around helping new writers learn. In this piece, I provide a short summary of basic nonfiction writing structure and purpose.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/18KiWgc68OsEy43ACIPdizkeY3llqZyRMoMUcPt-7LCk/edit?usp=sharing

Manufacturing Consent Review

This is a review of the book "Manufacturing Consent" which I produced at the request of a client.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EK9kjLI4gDYcqSfiroC0NgS1mAYynp4uxUYILVrDFoI/edit?usp=sharing

SolarEdge About Page

This is a piece of work that I did for one of my clients who was interested in explaining to the public how their solar power cell technology is superior to older solar power systems.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NLp8XiPy538z5X431zc-zJ-WOj6MAS-eJG7J-XZ9CuY/edit?usp=sharing

Experience

Director of Research

Researched and analyzed industry and market trends. Compiled reports for decisionmakers and clients.

Company: Scrybe

I worked there from 12/2018 until 1/2020

Science Writer

Write thought leadership content for the company's client in the biotech sector. Hunt down new research in order to pitch article ideas, then develop accepted pitches into well-sourced scientific reportage.

Company: FirstPageSage

I worked there from 1/2016 until 1/2019

Science Writer

Evaluate the scientific merit for Tesseract's products for autism spectrum disorder and various gastrointestinal pathologies

Company: Tesseract Medical

I worked there from 12/2017 until 1/2019

Science Writer

Write articles discussing the scientific and medical merit of herbal supplements and complementary therapies for a variety of different gastrointestinal and behavioral pathologies.

Company: Foundational Medicine Review

I worked there from 1/2018 until 1/2019

Travel Writer

Write travel content on global destinations, airports, cities, and attractions.

Company: Skyscanner

I worked there from 4/2017 until 7/2018

Freelance Writer

Write analytical articles on topics such as science fiction and aviation for blogs.

Company: MediaStew.tv

I worked there from 10/2016 until 10/2017

Research Associate

Planned and executed experiments to develop anti-cancer red blood cell therapeutics.

Company: Rubius Therapeutics

I worked there from 6/2016 until 12/2016

Associate Scientist

Planned and executed immuno-oncological experiments to develop CAR-T therapeutics.

Company: Bluebird Bio

I worked there from 6/2015 until 12/2015

Research Technologist

Executed immunological experiments to learn more about HIV and develop a vaccine.

Company: Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard

I worked there from 11/2012 until 6/2015

Consumer Finance Editor

Edited and produced personal finance content. Accepted pitches from freelancers and guided their article development.

Company: Dimefinance

I worked there from 2/2010 until 8/2013

Clinical Science Writer

Wrote marketing material for clinical research organizations and described clinical research processes to laymen.

Company: Bracken Marketing

I worked there from 2/2017 until 1/2018

Content I Write