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Andrew Hufton

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Andrew Hufton currently works for Nature Publishing Group where he helped develop and launch Scientific Data, a new open access publishing platform for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets. He manages Scientific Data's editorial team, where he oversees their peer-review & publication workflow, and contributes to further development of their publication platform.

After he obtained his PhD in Genetics from Stanford University in 2006, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow for 3 years at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin, Germany, and then as an editor for Molecular Systems Biology for almost 3 years, a journal then jointly published by EMBO and Nature Publishing Group.