GS1 Speakers

Dr Magdalena Skipper

Magdelena Skipper, Gender Summit past speaker
Senior Editor, Biology, Nature.

Dr Magdalena Skipper obtained her BSc in Genetics at the University of Nottingham, her PhD from the Laboratory for Molecular Biology, at the University of Cambridge, UK. She was a postdoctoral fellow at Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London; since renamed Cancer Research UK. After her postdoc she joined Nature Publishing Group to work on Nature Reviews Genetics, which she was Chief Editor for six years. She is now Senior Editor at Nature. Her areas of responsibility include genetics, genomics, gene therapy, biotechnology and molecular evolution.

Dr Skipper facilitated Session A3: KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION Research norms and integrity and contributed to the roundtable Session D: GENDER ISSUES IN SCIENCE PUBLICATIONS How can editorial policies and writing on gender issues in science be improved to make the assessment and selection of research results for publication sensitive to gender and sex issues? at the Gender Summit 1 Europe (GS1Eu).