Rebecca Robbins is a reporter covering the life sciences industry, focusing on the region stretching from Silicon Valley up to San Francisco's Mission Bay biotech hotbed. She reports from the Bay Area. She previously reported as an intern for the Washington Post, the Hartford Courant, and the Santa Barbara Independent. Rebecca earned a history degree at Harvard University, where she spent a year as managing editor of the Harvard Crimson. Rebecca can be reached by phone at 714-478-4224 (cell) and 617-929-2871 (office).