Monday, December 19, 2022

Well, this is about as scammy / spammy as a journal can get ... putting me on an editorial board I did not agree to be on ...

 So I got an email this AM from "Microorganisms Editorial Office"

Dear Prof. Dr. Eisen,

We are pleased to inform you that your information has been announced on the 
webpage of our journal's board.

Please check that all of your information is correct here:
https://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms

Cool. Cool. Except I never agreed to be on their editorial board. And yet there I am on their web site.

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/microorganisms/editors?page_no=3

Prof. Dr. Jonathan Eisen Website  Editorial Board Member  Professor, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis (UC Davis), Davis, CA, USA Interests: comparative genomics; next generation sequencing; molecular evolution; bioinformatics and computational biology; genome sequencing; genome annotation; metagenomics; genomics; molecular phylogenetics; science communication

No MDPI Microoorganisms. This is not OK. 

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