Insight into Scientific Publishing
Invited by: Alberto Diaspro
Paul-André Genest is a Senior Editor at Wiley where he is responsible for the management of 11 journals in Life Science. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University where he teaches a yearly course on scholarly publishing. Previously, he worked as a Publisher at Elsevier where he managed a portfolio of journals in Life Sciences.
In that capacity, he co-organised in 2015 a conference on the Impact of Environmental Changes on Infectious Diseases (IECID 2015) in Sitges, Spain, and launched the journals Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications and Current Opinion in Systems Biology. He was also the project manager for the Elsevier Atlas award. Prior to this function, he held the position of Managing Editor at Elsevier for the International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance (IJP:DDR), the International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife (IJP:PAW) and the Malaria Nexus web portal.
Dr.Genest has a BSc (Biology) degree and a MSc (Microbiology-Immunology) degree from the Université Laval in Québec City, Canada, and a PhD (Molecular Parasitology)from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He held two postdoc research positions at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
During this talk I’m planning to cover the following topisc:
- Career options in the scientific publishing industry and tips on how to get in
- How scientific journals operate
- New developmen