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.
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The first virus isolates from Antarctic sea ice have complex infection patterns

Viruses are recognized as important actors in ocean ecology and biogeochemical cycles, but many details are not yet understood. The authors of this paper participated in a winter expedition to the Weddell Sea, Antarctica, to isolate viruses and to measure virus-like particle abundance (flow cytometry) in sea ice. They isolated 59 bacterial strains and the first four Antarctic sea-ice viruses known (PANV1, PANV2, OANV1 and OANV2), which grow in bacterial hosts belonging to the typical sea-ice genera Paraglaciecola and Octadecabacter.

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