Alison discusses sexual assault in academia. While not a new revelation, many institutions and professional societies are finally taking steps forward to prevent these atrocities. Find out more on page 1.
Natasha tells us about the legal battles in the Genomics field between Illumina, PacBio, and Oxford Nanopore on their DNA sequencing technologies. These cases are a perfect example of the intricacies of intellectual property particularly since many of the techniques were developed in academic institutions. Read more on page 3.
Alaa describes the many companies, journals, websites, and people that you can follow on social media and the web to keep up to date with what's happening in research at Mount Sinai and beyond. Read more on page 4.
The Postdoc Executive Committee's co-chair corner is on page 2.
Find past Postdoc Periodical issues, learn how to get involved, and more on the Postdoc page of the ISMMS websitehere.