Associate Editor of PLoS Biology Visits IHB
Di Jiang, associate editor of the famous international journal “PLoS Biology”, visited IHB on April 9, 2018.
Di Jiang, associate editor of the famous international journal “PLoS Biology”, was invited to visit Institute of Hydrobiology (IHB) of Chinese Academy of Sciences on April 9, 2018. During his visit, he gave a presentation with the title of “Experience being editor as a scientist”.
Di Jiang starts his presentation from the aims for the establishment of “PLoS Biology” and the idea of Open Access. He introduced the different processes among the PLoS journals, from paper submission to review and decision making, and focused on how the reviewer generated comments.
In his presentation, Di Jiang also introduced “what is a good paper”, “what kind of research highlight the editor want to see”, and “how to revise the paper based on the reviewer’s comments”, and discussed with researchers and students.
Di Jiang, a scientist in developmental biology, was appointed by “Cell Research” as an academic editor in 2015-2016, and currently the associate editor of “PLoS Biology”.