Author Michaela Panter, PhD

Dr. Panter graduated from Yale University with a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering and a PhD in Immunobiology, where her dissertation research focused on antigen presentation in human cells. Dr. Panter has also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine and as a writing advisor for graduate students in the sciences.

Michaela Panter, Senior Academic Editor

Michaela Panter

Senior Academic Editor

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a mini monograph in the form of an ebook
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Nanopublications and Mini-Monographs

What are these small platforms for publishing your research? How are they being used? Are they worth your time?

by Michaela Panter, PhD

4 min

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Editing Tip: Avoiding Sentence Fragments

This article discusses how to avoid sentence fragments, which may confuse readers and be considered problematic by journal editors.

by Michaela Panter, PhD

3 min

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Editing Tip: Avoiding Noun String Overuse

  • Using nouns as adjectives can help save space in your writing
  • However, stacking nouns in a long string can create confusion for the reader

by Michaela Panter, PhD

3 min

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Editing Tip: Avoiding Incorrect Noun Pluralization

This editing tip demonstrates common instances of and ways to avoid incorrect noun pluralization.

by Michaela Panter, PhD

2 min

12 Tips for Accelerating Manuscript Publication
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12 Tips for Accelerating Manuscript Publication

Want to publish your research faster? In this article, you will find best practices for speeding up time to publication. Read to learn more!

by Michaela Panter, PhD

5 min

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Editing Tip: Avoiding Preposition Overuse

As part of our advice about concise writing, this article shows the problems with too many prepositions in writing and demonstrates how to avoid their overuse.

by Michaela Panter, PhD

3 min

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Defining Plagiarism

Plagiarism is a form of academic misconduct and can thus lead to dismissal from universities and other research institutions, article rejections or retractions from journals, and decreased credibility as a researcher. How do you know if you're plagiarizing?

by Michaela Panter, PhD

3 min

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Avoiding Plagiarism

How can you avoid plagiarism and increase your manuscript's likelihood of publication, especially in journals using plagiarism detection tools?

by Michaela Panter, PhD

3 min

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Editing Tip: 'Case' vs. 'Patient'

Clarifying the difference between 'case' and 'patient' in medical or clinical research

by Michaela Panter, PhD

2 min