Getting Published: Advice for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scientists. Alison O’Brien, Ph.D. Professor and Chair Uniformed Services University Bethesda, Maryland. Disclaimer.
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Getting Published: Advice for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scientists
Alison O’Brien, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Uniformed Services University Bethesda, Maryland
“The goal of scientific research is publication.”
“A scientific experiment, no matter how spectacular the results, is not complete until the results are published.”
“The best English is that which gives the sense in the fewest short words."(from previous Instructions to Authors in the Journal of Bacteriology)
“Literary devices, metaphors, and the like, divert attention from the substance to the style.”(from R. Day)
Materials and Methods
“An author is one who made a substantial contribution to the overall design and execution of the experiments”
“Individuals who provided assistance, supplied reagents, or critiqued the paper need not be listed as authors but may be recognized in the Acknowledgments section”
INFECTION AND IMMUNITY
2011 INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS