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Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at @UF specializing in emerging infectious diseases and vaccine study design. @HarvardBiostats PhD. Tweets my own. She/her.

Jun 26, 2020 10:11 PM
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Yesterday I posted about how co-first author @CJEMetcalf was described in a recent @ScienceMagazine article. Thanks to editor @johnstravis for replying. Sharing his response.

John Travis (@johnstravis):
@nataliexdean @ScienceMagazine @CJEMetcalf Thanks for asking. We strive to reflect credit and no disrespect was intended. We led with Mina because he’s the antibody specialist & PI on the grant (~$1.8 mil) for the COVID-19 pilot project, which arose from GIO concept developed with @CJEMetcalf. 1/2

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Natalie E. Dean, PhD (@nataliexdean):
Hi @ScienceMagazine. Thanks for sharing an innovative idea from a recently published paper, but why is tenured professor and co-first author Jessica Metcalf @CJEMetcalf not mentioned until paragraph 8? https://t.co/GBmbycYGiJ https://t.co/gckrNytqMM https://t.co/ZIQmhKAb6B

Jessica Metcalf’s important role in the conception of the idea is introduced here in the later history recap.

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