Scientific Publishing Seminars – February 23 and April 20

Please join us for two upcoming seminars in Emory’s Scientific Publishing series (parts 2 and 3):

Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD

Part 2“DataMed: A Discovery Index for the NIH Big Data to Knowledge Commons”
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Rollins School of Public Health, Rita Anne Rollins Room, 8th Floor
Speaker: Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD (Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego; Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics; Associate Dean for Informatics and Technology; Editor-in-Chief, JAMIA)

This seminar will focus on DataMed (the new PubMed for research data) and the importance of publicly available research data. Come learn about this brand-new research data discovery engine that will undoubtedly become the standard search engine for finding publicly available research data. Refreshments will be served.



Milka Kostic, PhD

Part 3 “Getting your science published and noticed”
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Whitehead Biomedical Research Building, Whitehead Auditorium
Speaker: Milka Kostic, PhD (Editor, Cell Press)



The scientific publishing series is co-sponsored by the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, and the Emory University Scholarly Communications Office.

For more information, please contact Dr. Hannah Rutledge at

About Dr. Ohno-Machado
Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD is a professor in UC San Diego’s Division of Biomedical Informatics. Dr. Ohno-Machado studies epigenomics and gene expression control; predictive modeling and personalized medicine; and privacy technology, data sharing, and big data analytics. Her research focuses are Biomedical Informatics, predictive modeling, and biomedical data analytics.

About Dr. Kostic
Milka Kostic, PhD obtained her PhD in chemistry from Brandeis University, where she used NMR spectroscopy to study the structure and dynamics of metalloproteins. Her postdoctoral research was conducted at The Scripps Research Institute and focused on structural and functional investigation of several tumor protein p53 binding partners, including the E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase, Mdm2, and the chaperone, Hsp90. She has been splitting her editorial responsibilities between Structure and Cell Chemical Biology (and its predecessor Chemistry & Biology) since 2007.

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