A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Editing and Journal Publishing
May 03, 2016
At the Careers Beyond the Bench workshop, Katja Brose, editor of Neuron, explains how she transitioned from research to science publishing. While she is not behind the bench, Brose’s role in publishing keeps her involved and active within the neuroscience community.
For more from Careers Beyond the Bench, listen to Andrew Bean talk about the reality of careers available for students looking outside academia.
Katja Brose, PhD
Katja Brose is the inaugural science program officer at the Chan-Zuckerberg Science Initiative, where she contributes to the Initiative’s ambitious mission of accelerating basic science research to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the 21st Century. Previously, Brose served as the executive editor of the neuroscience portfolio at Cell Press and editor of Neuron where she represented the journal within the scientific community and was responsible for all aspects of the journal’s management, operations, and strategic vision. Brose earned her PhD in biochemistry from the University of California, San Francisco, researching on axon guidance mechanisms in the developing spinal cord. She speaks frequently on topics related to scientific communication and the future of neuroscience research and training. Brose is a member of SfN’s Neuroscience Training Committee.