Call for new preLighters
1st November 2018
preLights, The Company of Biologist’s new preprint highlighting service, has now been running for more than eight months. At the heart of preLights is the community of early-career researchers who select and highlight interesting preprints in various fields. As the service is building momentum, we are ready to grow our team of preLighters and are[…]
preLighter Gautam Dey’s thoughts on preprints
6th September 2018
One of our most active preLighters, Gautam Dey, has written about his thoughts on preprints for the blog ‘We support preprints’. Read it here.
Preprints promote transparency and communication
13th August 2018
preLighters Carmen Adriaens, Gautam Dey, Amanda Haage, Wouter Masselink, Sundar Ram Naganathan, Lauren Neves, Teresa Rayon, Samantha Seah, Srivats Venkataramanan wrote a commentary in response to a news article in Nature, which was published on the Node. ‘How can we have preprints and support good journalism?’ Tom Sheldon, a senior press manager at the[…]
‘This month in preLights’ – new blog post on The Node
9th August 2018
We have started a monthly blog post on The Node where we summarise the preLights in developmental biology and related fields. Read our first post here.
preLights posts are now featured in The Company of Biologists journals
1st August 2018
Three of The Company of Biologists journals (Development, Journal of Cell Science, Disease Models & Mechanisms) now feature preLights posts each month in their online Table of Contents (eTOC). The lists include the title of the highlighted preprints, their short ‘tweetable’ summaries and links to the preLights posts and the preLighter’s profiles.
Call for new preLighters
5th June 2018
preLights, The Company of Biologist’s new preprint highlighting service, has now been running for more than five months. At the heart of preLights is the community of early-career researchers who select and highlight interesting preprints in various fields. We are ready to grow our team of preLighters and are seeking early-career researchers, who are passionate[…]
Meet Máté Pálfy, the new Community Manager for preLights!
9th May 2018
Hello everyone, My name is Máté and I’m really happy to start this month as the Community Manager for preLights. I’ve always been very excited about reading and discussing cutting-edge research and all the new ideas in science; so probably it’s needless to say that I’ve quickly become a huge fan of preprints. I’m from[…]
Introducing preLights: a Development editorial
23rd February 2018
preLights was conceived and developed with input from representatives of The Company of Biologists’ five journals, including Development (which publishes advances in developmental biology and stem cells). In Development’s latest issue, Executive Editor Katherine Brown and Editor-in-Chief Olivier Pourquié tell the story behind preLights and share some thoughts on its future. You can read the Editorial[…]