IMBES Ask Me Anything Series

Throughout the summer, the IMBES Trainee Board will be hosting Ask-Me-Anything style virtual meetings to give trainees an opportunity to engage with practitioners and leaders in the field to learn from their experiences and foster discussion. These video-chat meetings will take place over Zoom (more information here), and trainees will be able to submit questions to discuss ahead of time.

Previous Meeting Recordings

Upcoming AMA Virtual Meetings

    • August 07, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • Virtual Meeting (Zoom)

    The IMBES Trainee Board is excited to announce our next Ask-Me-Anything guest: Dr. David Mellor. David is the Director of Policy Initiatives at the Center for Open Science, where he works to improve scientific rigor by aligning scientific incentives in publishing and funding with the scientific ideal of transparency. Implementing practices covered by the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP, Guidelines include specifying in advance how data will be collected and analyzed with preregistration (, conducting peer review before results are known with Registered Reports (, and signaling adherence to best practices with badges ( David received his Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution from Rutgers University. His research interests cover the behavioral ecology of cichlid fish, citizen science, and reproducibility.

    Our meeting with the Dr. Mellor will take place on 9am PDT on Wednesday, August 7th Trainees are encouraged to attend and submit questions ahead of time by following the link here. For those who can't attend, we will be recording the conversation and will share it after the event.

    Any questions about the events can be directed to

    Zoom Meeting Info:

    Join from a PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android device:

    Meeting ID: 511 821 074

    US: +1 669 900 6833
    or +1 646 558 8656

Past events

June 27, 2019 Ask Me Anything Series
May 28, 2019 Ask Me Anything Series
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