Laurie Goodman is the Editor-in-Chief of the international open-access open-data journal GigaScience (co-published by BGI and BioMed Central), which has a novel publication platform with article publication linked to a database that hosts all affiliated data.
Goodman received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Stanford University and holds a PhD from the University of Chicago. She published a novel, A Spell of Deceit, with Del Rey Books and did her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Nature Genetics , then moved to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press in 1997 to serve as the Executive Editor of Genome Research and Managing Editor of Learning & Memory.
In 2006, she started her own company, Goodman Writing & Editing, which provides manuscript editing services and manuscript writing seminars.