Gautam Dey is a Group Leader at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany. Gautam received his PhD from Stanford University in 2015 and carried out his postdoctoral research at University College London. Gautam is a founding member of the community-run preprint discussion forum preLights, a 2020 ASAPbio Fellow, and a long-time advocate for preprints and broader reform in scientific publishing practice.
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Laurie Goodman, PhD, is the Publishing Director for GigaScience Press, which publishes the international open-science journals GigaScience and GigaByte. Dr. Goodman received her BS and MS from Stanford University in 1986 and PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Chicago in 1991. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Colorado at Boulder then left the bench to work in scientific publishing, first as Assistant Editor at Nature Genetics then as the Executive Editor of Genome Research and Managing Editor of Learning & Memory. She began her own manuscript development and training company, Goodman Writing & Editing, in 2006. In 2008, she set up a long-term contract with BGI to develop open-science international journals and publishing division.
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