This calendar lists publicly-accessible events relevant to preprints in the life sciences. They are not necessarily organized or endorsed by ASAPbio.
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Preprints and Open Peer Review webinar by Gigascience and Academic Karma
September 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Prachee Avasthi, University of Kansas Medical Center
Prachee is an ambassador for ASAPbio as well as being a Principal Investigator at the Kansas Universiy Medical Center. Prachee is an advocate for the use of preprints in biology, and exclusively used preprints to teach her class ‘Analysis of Scientific Papers’ at University of Kansas.
Chris Gorgolewski, Stanford University
Chris is a postdoctoral researcher in the Stanford Department of Psychology. Chris is an advocate for open science, and has participated in open peer review both as an author and reviewer.
Scott Edmunds , Gigascience
Scott is Executive Editor of GigaScience, and is an advocate for open science. Based in Hong Kong, GigaScience is a pioneer in the use of open peer review to evaluate manuscript submission, and are also keen users and advocates for the use of pre-prints. Scott has been working with open peer review for more than a decade.
Lachlan Coin, Academic Karma
Lachlan is a co-founder of Academic Karma, and is also a group leader at the University of Queensland. Academic Karma is a platform for supporting open peer review of preprints.
Experience of open peer review from a publisher’s, author’s and reviewer’s perspective, including a discussion on the pros and cons of open peer review for each stakeholder
Different ways in which people are providing feedback on preprints, including journal clubs, comments, and use of various
platforms to do so.
The role of journal clubs in reviewing preprints.
The role of conferences in reviewing preprints.
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