On Thursday 23rd September, at 12:15 – 13:00 BST, we will be hosting our next ‘Women in COG’ event, featuring Dr Magdalena Skipper, the Editor in Chief of Nature.
Dr Magdalena Skipper
Dr Magdalena Skipper is Editor in Chief of Nature and Chief Editorial Advisor for the Nature portfolio. A geneticist by training, she holds a PhD from University of Cambridge, UK. She has considerable editorial and publishing experience, having worked as Chief Editor of Nature Reviews Genetics, Senior Editor for genetics and genomics at Nature and Editor in Chief of Nature Communications. She is passionate about mentorship, research integrity, as well as collaboration and inclusion in research. As part of her desire to promote underrepresented groups in research, in 2018 she co-launched the Nature Research Inspiring Science Award for women early-career researchers.
About Women in COG
The COG-UK consortium has over 500 members with a range of scientific and business expertise in genomics, bioinformatics, operations clinical science and public health. Women in COG is a supportive network created to share experiences and knowledge and to promote science careers in women and girls.
This is the next event in our series of regular lunchtime Women in COG events and everyone (regardless of gender) is welcome to attend. The events feature a conversation with a guest or consortium member followed by an informal Q&A.