Peer Review Week 2017 – Transparency in review

Peer Review Week 2017 - Transparacy2017 is the year of transparency in peer review. The goal of Peer Review Week 2017, held 11-17 September 2017, is to raise awareness and explore what transparency in peer review means for researchers, for funders, and others concerned with peer review.

 

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How you can get involved
  • Send your contributions and ideas to PRWeek@aaas.org using the subject line ‘Peer Review Week’ and include a brief description of the event or resource you would like featured on the Peer Review Week website
  • Promote Peer Review Week on social media by using the Twitter hashtags #PeerRevWk17 and #TransparencyinReview.
Featured article

Klebsiella pneumoniae infection biology: living to counteract host defences

Klebsiella species cause a wide range of diseases including pneumonia, urinary tract infections (UTIs), bloodstream infections and sepsis. These infections are particularly a problem among neonates, elderly and immunocompromised individuals. This review summarises the tremendous progress that has been made to uncover the sophisticated immune evasion strategies of K. pneumoniae. The co-evolution of Klebsiella in response to the challenge of an activated immune has made Klebsiella a formidable pathogen exploiting stealth strategies and actively suppressing innate immune defences to overcome host responses to survive in the tissues.

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