Panelistas – Todd Vision

Todd Vision is a biologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and directs the informatics program at the US National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (, an interdisciplinary science incubator. In recent years, he has become deeply on a variety of fronts in efforts to shape the future of scholarly communication, particularly regarding the preservation of research data associated with the scholarly record.  In 2007, he co-founded the Dryad Digital Repository (, which preserves, and provides free access to, research data underlying the scientific and medical literature, and achieves this though technical partnerships with many different journals, scientific societies, and publishers.  He also serves on the Leadership Team of the DataONE Network (, the ORCID Board of Directors ( and the National Science Foundation Advisory Committee in Cyberinfrastructure.

Recent relevant publications include:
* Piwowar HA, Vision TJ. (2013) Data reuse and the open data citation advantage. PeerJ 1:e175.
* Piwowar HA, Vision TJ, Whitlock MC (2011) Data archiving is a good investment. Nature 473 (7347), 285.


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