SLB Webinar: Basics of Writing a Research Paper

SLB Webinar: Basics of Writing a Research Paper

May 31, 2019, 1:00-2:15pm EDT

SLB is pleased to continue, and grow, efforts to support our members in their professional development.  The latest of these efforts includes a webinar on the Basics of Writing a Research Paper.  Featuring Angelika Hofmann, in this 1-hour seminar, an overview of the most important scientific writing principles is given and some practical exercises are provided.  Participants will hear about technical style, word choice and location, sentence structure and location, as well as paragraph structure and composition, and how to apply these presented writing principles to composing a clear research paper as well as how to submit a manuscript and how to interact with the editor. A 15min Q&A session will follow and includes an opportunity to ask questions of the JLB Editor-in-Chief, Luis Montaner.

Registration is complimentary for SLB members. If not yet a member, to attend this and other SLB events, join now. Please share this opportunity with your colleagues and trainees.

Webinar Registration
Registrants will be entered into a drawing to receive a complimentary copy of Angelika Hofmann's book:

Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations 3rd Edition

Angelika Hofmann, Ph.D.
Founder and President, SciWri Services

Angie Hofmann is Founder and President of SciWri Services, a venture providing editing and consulting services worldwide. She is renowned in the scientific writing field and teaches workshops on scientific communication around the globe.  She is also the author of two books that have become standards in the field: Scientific Writing and Communication – Papers, Proposals, and Presentation (Oxford University Press, 3.ed., 2016) and Writing in the Biological Sciences (Oxford University Press 3.ed., 2018).

Angie currently also holds the position of Strategic Projects and Communications Advisor to the Vice Provost of Research at Yale University, where she aids in implementing academic science priorities. Before this, she was Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Science and International Initiatives, in Yale’s Office of Development where she managed some of Yale’s most important prospects and played a key role in fundraising from leading international corporations and foundations. Angie holds a PhD in molecular biology and biochemistry from the University of California, Irvine, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Genetics in Berlin, Germany.

The session will be recorded and posted online for the exclusive use of SLB members for 9 months following the webinar. 
Note: There is a minimum participation level required to conduct the webinar.