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Part of the Lecture Series "Frontiers in Translational Medicine - Scientific and Structural Challenges" on key questions of translation in medicine.

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BIH Lecture

BIH Lecture

"Publishing in Nature Metabolism"

Highly selective journals have frustratingly high rejection rates, but few authors know what exactly happens to their manuscript after submission. In this presentation, Christoph Schmitt will first provide an overview over Nature Metabolism as a journal, its scope and the content we publish. He will then walk you through the editorial process, charting the course of a manuscript from submission to acceptance. Schmitt will explain the editorial criteria that determine whether a manuscript is sent out to peer-review, describe how editors go about choosing reviewers, and provide insight into our decision-making process when a manuscript has completed peer-review. Throughout the presentation, he will offer tips on how to maximize the chances of success when submitting your manuscript to the Nature family of journals.

About the Speaker

Christoph Schmitt joined Nature Research in 2010 as an editor for Nature Reviews Cardiology and Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. In 2012, he moved to Nature Communications, where he managed a team of editors handling a broad range of biomedical and translational research, including metabolism research. Christoph Schmitt became Chief Editor of Nature Metabolism in 2018 to prepare the journal for its launch in 2019. He studied pharmacy at Heidelberg University, holds a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Vienna, and conducted postdoctoral work at University College London, investigating mitochondrial function and links between cellular energy metabolism and cell proliferation.

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November 24, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 pm 

Online via Zoom
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