2013 Biotech & Standards Conference Speaker: Veronique Kiermer
Véronique Kiermer is Executive Editor and Head of Researchers Services for Nature Publishing Group. She obtained her PhD in molecular biology from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. Her postdoctoral work was in the laboratory of Dr Eric Verdin at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, studying the transcriptional regulation of HIV. She then worked on gene therapy projects at the biotechnology company Cell Genesys before moving to Nature Publishing Group in 2004. At NPG, she was the founding Chief Editor of Nature Methods and subsequently took on publishing responsibility for the title and other online products. In October 2010, she became Executive Editor, overseeing editorial policies and editorial quality assurance for Nature and the Nature journals. She also heads NPG’s Researchers Services, developing initiatives to benefit scientists in their roles as researchers, authors and referees.