PLOS One Editor-in-Chief Joerg Heber will be visiting UC Merced for a talk and panel discussion. Anyone with an interest in open science or publishing in an open access journal like PLOS One is welcome to attend.
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Joerg Heber of Public Library of Science will present “Advancing Open Science at PLOS One.”
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Pizza lunch and conversation.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Panel discussion with audience questions and answers. Joining Joerg Heber for the panel discussion will be:
PROFESSOR MICHAEL DAWSON, UC Merced School of Natural Sciences
PROFESSOR MICHAEL SCHEIBNER, UC Merced School of Natural Sciences
DR. JING YAN, UC Merced Post-Doctoral Researcher
Joerg Heber studied physics at the University of Erlangen. Having obtained a PhD in Semiconductor Physics from Imperial College London in 2000, Joerg went on to postdoctoral positions at Bell Laboratories and the University of Marburg. In 2005 he joined what is now Springer Nature as a manuscript editor at Nature Materials, and moved on to Nature Communications in 2012. Having held several managerial positions there, he became the journal’s Executive Editor in 2015. In 2016, Joerg was appointed PLOS ONE’s Editor-in-Chief.