Bernadette Tansey

Bernadette Tansey has covered biotechnology, business, law, environment, and government as a Bay area journalist. She was a biotechnology reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, where she also tracked the emerging fields of nanotechnology and synthetic biology. Bernadette studied neurobiology as a journalism fellow at Harvard Medical School, and learned about advances in medical devices during a National Press Club fellowship at UC San Diego. She was an environmental reporting fellow with the Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources.

At the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Bernadette served as a staff writing coach for an academic program in logic and communication for MBA students. She taught business journalism and reporting at San Francisco State University. Bernadette holds a BS in Biology from Syracuse University and a Master's degree in journalism from UC Berkeley.