In this episode of History of SfN: 50th Anniversary, Marina Picciotto, Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University and the editor-in-chief of JNeurosci, notes how the journal has evolved in its nearly 40 years to mirror the changing ways in which research is shared.
History of SfN: 50th Anniversary is a limited series podcast highlighting stories from the history of the Society for Neuroscience, recounting groundbreaking moments in the growth of the Society from the perspectives of current, past, and future leaders.
Picciotto discusses her involvement with JNeurosci and experience as its editor-in-chief. More personally, she shares her own past and present research interests as well as how her many roles within the Society have been important to her personal and professional development.
Throughout this narration of the history of SfN journals, she reflects on research trends that have captured the imagination of neuroscientists early in their careers, and on the future of scientific publishing.
The views expressed in this interview are those of the individual and do not necessarily represent the views of the Society for Neuroscience.