Ralf Dahm is Director of Scientific Management@the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz, Germany. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the University of Dundee, Scotland, and worked as a postdoc and group leader in Tübingen, Germany, and Vienna, Austria, respectively. Before joining IMB he was Director of Scientific Management@the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) in Madrid, Spain. Ralf is currently also a visiting professor@the University of Padua, Italy, where he teaches courses on science management and communication. Address: Institute of Molecular Biology gGmbH, Ackermannweg 4, 55128 Mainz, Germany. Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org.