Andrea Rothman is a scientist and a fiction writer. While working at The Rockefeller University in New York she was awarded two individual grants from the NIH to study the sense of smell. Her debut novel, The DNA of You and Me, will be published by William Morrow HarperCollins in March 2019. Andrea holds an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives with her husband and their two children in Long Island.