Past Class


Publishing in Scientific Journals: A "Behind the Scenes" look at the Editorial Process at Cell Press

This workshop will guide attendees through the academic publishing process from manuscript preparation to responding to reviewer comments. Best practices for each element of a research paper will be highlighted. Emphasis will be given to a) how to craft a noticeable cover letter and powerful title and abstract, b) tips for identifying and submitting a paper to the best journal, c) impact factors, pros and cons, d) the editorial process, and e) getting a paper noticed by social media sites and search engines.