Recenetly Added Sessions

How to Get Your Paper Published

Saturday, September 22, 8 am

The Editors of Obesity and the International Journal of Obesity will be hosting a session for prospective, as well as already established authors, offering advice on the key elements in being successful in having your paper accepted for publication:

•    How to pick an appropriate Journal for publication
•    How to draft and finalize a manuscript for publication
•    How the peer review process works
•    How to speed up the process

Two Other New Offerings:

Obesity 2012 will feature two sessions on Saturday Sept 22 to help trainees and investigators at all levels understand the obesity research opportunities being promoted by the NIH.  This will provide an opportunity to meet and ask questions of NIH scientific officers who will be at the meeting and we are grateful to them for volunteering their time to contribute to the program.  

NIH Program Officer Q&A

Saturday Sept. 22, 8AM
This session will feature Program Officers Jerry Heindel Ph.D. (NIEHS), Mary Horlick M.D. (NIDDK), and Layla Esposito Ph.D. (NICHD).  Short presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.  They will outline the obesity focus of these NIH institutes and discuss the role of Program Officers in assisting Investigators with proposals.  

Nuts and Bolts of Peer Review - Update

Saturday Sept. 22, 1130AM
This will feature a presentation by Fungai Chanetsa Ph.D. M.P.H. who is a Scientific Review Officer for the KNOD and PSE Integrated Review Groups.  She will discuss the role of the SRO in the NIH, update the latest developments in the peer review process, and answer questions from the audience.

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