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The Helix Blog gives voice to City of Hope graduate students and their research.

Peer-Review vs. Public-Review

October 3, 2013 | James Finlay

As someone mentioned to me a few weeks ago, in the world of academia and research, publications in peer-reviewed journals are the currency by which scientist live (or die). Career promotions, salary, funding and notoriety are all based on the quantity and quality of our publications.

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The Peer Review Process PART 2 of 2

September 18, 2013 | Mike Reid

Received: May 4, 2012 Revised: January 16, 2013 Accepted: February 6, 2013 Published: March 14, 2013 Those four lines sum up my first extensive experience with the review process — long, challenging but overall positive.

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Nick Snead

The Peer Review Process PART 1 of 2

September 18, 2013 | Nick Snead

I really appreciated my mentor Dr. Rossi forwarding me an early opportunity to write a review article in my 2nd year of my graduate school years. The experience was a training tool not only for the scientific aspect of it but also for the organizational and communication side of it.

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