Me, elsewhere

Popular Audience


Co-host, editor, and co-creator (with Ales Flidr) of the Harvard Student Effective Altruism podcast, The Turing Test (Apple Podcasts link, blog here)

Faking happiness on social media helped me cope with depression

Forbes: Why Does Lifespan Vary So Much Between Species?

The Story Behind the Story of Life

Top Writer, ’16 and ’17, on Quora


Holly (Martha) Elmore Spotlight on Undergraduate Research” Genes to Genomes: a blog from the Genetics Society of America.

Featured Interview on CBC Spark (March 18, 2016) How presenting a happy face(book) can help us cope.

Academic Publications

Elmore MH. (2018) Optimal Designs. In: Shackelford T., Weekes-Shackelford V. (eds) Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_2170-1. (PDF) ***Read it in blog post form***

Elmore MH, McGary KL, Wisecaver JH, Slot JC, Geiser DM, Sink S, O’Donnell K, Rokas (2015) Clustering of two genes putatively involved in cyanate detoxification evolved recently and independently in multiple fungal lineages. Genome Biology & Evolution 7(3): 789-800

Elmore MH, Gibbons JG, Rokas AR. (2012) Assessing the Genome-Wide Effect of Promoter Region Tandem Repeat Natural Variation on Gene Expression. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genomics 2(12): 1643-1649

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