Useful Tips for Reviewers: A Workshop on Peer Review

Date: 

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Picower Institute, MIT Building 46, Seminar Room 3189, 43 Vassar St. Cambridge

Have you ever been asked to review a manuscript and were unsure of whether to accept? Have you ever struggled with how to provide constructive, but honest, criticism? This panel will cover the basics of what it means to be a good reviewer, when to accept an invitation to review a scientific paper, and how to successfully write an effective and professional review of a scientific manuscript.

Agenda:
6:00pm – 6:15pm Registration with light refreshments
6:15pm – 6:30pm Introduction
6:30pm – 8:00pm Panel Discussion
8:00pm – 8:30pm Conclusion & Networking

MASS AWIS members $8 · Non-members $15

Moderator:
    •    Dr. Milka Kostic: Senior Editor of Structure and Cell Chemical Biology, Cell Press
Panelists:
    •    Dr. Gail Teitzel: Editor at Trends in Microbiology, Cell Press
    •    Dr. Catherine Goodman: Editor at Journal of Biological Chemistry
    •    Dr. Andrew Henderson: Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine
    •    Dr. Vickery Trinkaus-Randall: Professor of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine