Dr. Magdalena Skipper is Editor in Chief of Nature and Chief Editorial Advisor for the Nature portfolio.
A geneticist by training, she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, UK. She has considerable editorial and publishing experience, having worked as Chief Editor of Nature Reviews Genetics, Senior Editor for genetics and genomics at Nature, and Editor in Chief of Nature Communications.
She is passionate about mentorship, research integrity, as well as collaboration and inclusion in research. As part of her desire to promote underrepresented groups in research, in 2018 she co-launched the Nature Research Inspiring Science Award for women early-career researchers.