HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Top biomedical researchers form Editorial Directorate for open-access publishing venture

Some of the world's leading biological and medical scientists have joined the Editorial Directorate of BioMed Central, a new publishing house that will give free on-line access to biomedical research. BioMed Central will allow researchers around the world to access peer-reviewed research articles free-of-charge, and without the traditional barriers to access imposed by conventional publishers. The BioMed Central Directorate includes:

PROFESSOR ELIZABETH H. BLACKBURN
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, San Francisco (USA)

DR STEVEN E. HYMAN
Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (USA)

PROFESSOR MARC W. KIRSCHNER
Head of the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School. (USA)

PROFESSOR PHILIPPE KOURILSKY
Professor of the Collège de France and Director General of the Pasteur Institute (France)

PROFESSOR JOSEPH BOYD MARTIN
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (USA)

DR DAVID G. NATHAN
President of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (USA)

DR PAUL NURSE
Director-General of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (UK).

DR HAROLD E. VARMUS
President of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (USA)

PROFESSOR SIR DAVID WEATHERALL
Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford (UK)

PROFESSOR MITSUHIRO YANAGIDA
Professor of Kyoto University, Graduate School of Biostudies (Japan)

"BioMed Central will be the most significant development for disseminating the results of biomedical research in our lifetime", says Dr Paul Nurse.

"BioMed Central and other on-line initiatives will serve to make science more democratic, and more efficient, and in so doing will speed scientific progress," says Dr Steven Hyman. "In the long run, I think that journals that are not freely available in electronic formats will be read less and less".

"BioMed Central promises to d
'"/>

Contact: Andrew McLaughlin
andrew@biomedcentral.com
44-20-7323-0323
BioMed Central
21-May-2000


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Illustrated guidebook published for Chinese biomedical scientists and students
2. NIH roadmap for biomedical research focus of chemists at American Chemical Society meeting
3. Ottawas leadership in biomedical and health research has paid off
4. New world record magnet for chemical and biomedical research
5. Telescience recognized for facilitating biomedical research on a global network
6. Digital Biology Week: Building a national infrastructure for biomedical computing
7. New grants enable biomedical research centers to share science with their communities
8. Dr. Robert Langer, distinguished leader in the field of biomedical engineering, to lecture at NIH
9. UW-Madison scientists return to rat as biomedical research tool
10. Stanford biomedical ethicist speaks on role of race in scientific research
11. University of New Hampshire launches biomedical research network with $5.6 million grant

Post Your Comments:
(Date:7/25/2014)... N.Y., July 25, 2014 In the first broad-scale estimate ... Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving ... 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms. , While trees, ... of less than 1 percent, the impacts of that ... of the reduced air pollution at nearly $7 billion ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Before the colonial era, 100,000s of people lived on ... cultures manipulated fire to control the availability of plants ... tribes continue to use fire to maintain desired habitat ... the U.S. Forest Service,s Pacific Southwest Station, will lead ... National Wildfire Refuge during the Ecological Society of America,s ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... the Terra satellite show the different areas that have been ... The burn scars show up as reddish-brown splotches of ... across the remote parts of Eastern Russia in the Sakha ... instrument, it is still possible to see the smoke ... noted below show the devastating number of fires that have ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):First national study finds trees saving lives, reducing respiratory problems 2Fire ecology manipulation by California native cultures 2Fire ecology manipulation by California native cultures 3
(Date:7/25/2014)... THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... its Board of Directors today declared a $0.61 per ... dividend will be paid on Sept. 5, 2014, to ... business on Aug. 14, 2014.  About ... biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... of bacteria live in each person,s digestive tract. Scientists ... and stave off harmful infections, but their role in ... shed light on the role of these bacteria, a ... Alm recently tracked fluctuations in the bacterial populations of ... described in the July 25 issue of the journal ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... from the University of Leicester has furthered our ... potential to create new materials using nanosized ,building ... in the prestigious academic journal Physical Review ... examine in rich detail the structure and internal ... acetylene molecule and a single helium atom. , ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... , July 25, 2014 ... the "Global Metabolomics Market 2014-2018" report ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Metabolomics or Metabonomics is ... Metabolomics has become a new experimental technique that ... the environmental sciences. Metabolites are small molecules that ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Amgen Announces 2014 Third Quarter Dividend 2Amgen Announces 2014 Third Quarter Dividend 3Monitoring the rise and fall of the microbiome 2Monitoring the rise and fall of the microbiome 3Breakthrough laser experiment reveals liquid-like motion of atoms in an ultra-cold cluster 2Breakthrough laser experiment reveals liquid-like motion of atoms in an ultra-cold cluster 3Global Metabolomics Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Agilent, Bio-Rad, Bruker, Human Metabolome and Metabolon 2
Cached News: