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Webinar: Publishing and reviewing with eLife

This introductory webinar will be presented by eLife Reviewing Editor Yukiko Goda and Regional Representative Takeshi Fukumoto in Japanese.
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From the beginning, eLife’s mission has been to accelerate discovery by encouraging the most responsible behaviours in science. It is an initiative created by research funders and led by scientific and medical researchers to transform research communication through improvements to science publishing, technology and research culture.

We would like to invite you to find out more about eLife in our upcoming webinar: publishing and reviewing with eLife. The session will be chaired by eLife Reviewing Editor and Deputy Director of the RIKEN Center for Brain Science, Yukiko Goda, and eLife Regional Representative and Assistant Professor at the Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Takeshi Fukumoto.

This webinar, presented in Japanese, will run through everything you need to know about submitting your research to eLife, ranging from our consultative peer review process to the many initiatives we have for early-career researchers. This presentation will then be followed by a question and answer session where you can ask the presenters any questions you may have.

Chaired by:

Yukiko Goda
RIKEN Center for Brain Science

Yukiko is Deputy Director of the RIKEN Center for Brain Science and heads the Laboratory for Synaptic Plasticity and Connectivity. Before moving to RIKEN in 2011, she was a senior group leader at the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology at UCL for 9 years. Her research addresses how synaptic strengths are set and dynamically modified at individual synapses in relationship to other synapses in specific brain circuits. Recent efforts in the group also target roles for astrocytes in synapse regulation.

Takeshi Fukumoto
Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Related
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine

Since early 2020 Takeshi has been Director of the Floor of Department of Dermatology at Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine. His current research interests focus on the role of epigenetics and cellular senescence in dermatological diseases. Awards he has received include Best Poster award from the Japanese Society for Dermatoallergology
and Contact Dermatitis, Kisaragi Award of the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology, the Rohto Award of Japanese Association of Geriatric Dermatology Research and the Encouragement Award of Japanese Society for Pigment Cell Research.

Takeshi is a member of a number of societies including the Japanese Dermatological Association, the Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology, Japanese Skin Cancer Society and the Japanese Society of Allergology.

We hope you can join us at 5.30pm JST, August 20.

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