December 14, 2009

U-MN faculty publish in Public Library of Science

From January to November 2009, U-MN faculty published 30 articles in Public Library of Science journals. This represents a 57% increase over 2008. PLoS maintains rigorous standards of peer review; less than half of the articles submitted by UMN faculty were accepted for publication.

Two thirds of the accepted articles were published in PLoS One, PLoS' vehicle "for the swift publication of original research in all areas of science and medicine, with innovative user tools for post-publication commenting, rating, and discussion."

Faculty from these UMN departments published in PLoS in 2009:


  • Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics

  • Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

  • Computer Science and Engineering

  • Ecology, Evolution & Behavior (2)

  • Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology

  • Genetics, Cell Biology and Development (3)

  • Integrative Biology and Physiology

  • Medicine (2)

  • Natural Resources, Science, and Management

  • Neuroscience

  • Parasitology and Mycology

  • Pediatrics

  • Pharmacology (2)

  • Plant Biology (3)

  • Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

  • Veterinary Clinical Sciences

  • Veterinary Population Medicine


Posted by stemp003 at December 14, 2009 5:58 PM
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