From the PhD to Journal Editor
Want to be a journal editor? Listen to Brooke Grindlinger discuss her path from being a PhD in microbiology to an editor at the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Published May 20, 2010
Brooke Grindlinger, PhD
The New York Academy of Sciences
Brooke Grindlinger completed her PhD in microbiology at the School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences at The University of Sydney, Australia, where she was the recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award. Brooke utilized comparative proteomics to study the pathogenesis of the tuberculosis-causing organism Mycobacterium tuberculosis. After relocating to New York, Brooke joined the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Serving for 7 years as Science Editor, Brooke managed the publication of state-of-the-art journal content, including Reviews and Commentaries, in all facets of human physiology and disease, and authored news features, editorials, book reviews, and press releases.
Brooke joined the Academy in February 2010. In her role as Director of Life Sciences, Brooke oversees the development of scientific content for the Academy's diverse program of local, national, and international Conferences, simultaneously building alliances with leading clinicians, researchers, and organizations active in all fields of life sciences in academia, government, and industry.