Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs

Responsible Conduct of Research

BIOMEDICAL POSTDOCTORAL PROGRAMS (BPP)
RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH (RCR)

RCR TRAINING PROGRAM

BPP requires all of its Biomedical Postdoctoral Fellows to be trained in Responsible Conduct of Research. Our program is composed of a number of components including mandatory and elective options, which the trainee selects to meet the NIH Guidelines.

The BPP RCR Program includes the following:

  1. Required completion of the two on-line RCR training modules (covers content and provides a framework for discussions).
  2. Seminar series with discussions led by faculty mentors. A minimum of twelve 90-minute sessions will be offered per year covering the required topic areas.
  3. “On Call” support for faculty provided by the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy.

Although the NIH Guidelines state that there “are no specific curricular requirements”, our on-line RCR training and seminar sessions will include these nine topic areas:

  1. conflict of interest – personal, professional, and financial
  2. policies regarding human subjects, live vertebrate animal subjects in research, and safe laboratory practices
  3. mentor/mentee responsibilities and relationships
  4. collaborative research including collaborations with industry
  5. peer review
  6. data acquisition and laboratory tools; management, sharing and ownership
  7. research misconduct and policies for handling misconduct
  8. responsible authorship and publication
  9. the scientist as a responsible member of society, contemporary ethical issues in biomedical research, and the environmental and societal impacts of scientific research
  10. reproducible research

Additional Reference: Office of the Vice Provost for Research 

2019 RCR Sessions Schedule

Date

Speaker

Topic

Location

Time

01/14/2019 Dr. Drew Weissman Policies regarding human subjects, live vertebrate animal subjects in research, and safe laboratory practices BRB, Seminar Room 252 1:00 pm—2:30 pm Registration
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02/18/2019 Dr. Paul Axelsen & Dr. David Cormode Responsible Authorship and Publication BRB, Seminar Room 1412 10:00 am—11:30 am Registration
Open
03/18/2019 Dr. Amelia Eisch Research Misconduct and Policies for Handling Misconduct BRB, Seminar Room 1412 9:30 am—11:00 am Registration
Open
04/22/2019 Dr. Wenqin Luo Data Acquisition and Laboratory Tools; Management, Sharing, and Ownership BRB, Seminar Room 251 2:00 pm—3:30 pm Registration
Open
05/6/2019 Dr. Peter Davies Conflict of Interest BRB, Seminar Room 251 10:30 am—12:00 pm Registration
Open
06/13/2019 Dr. Daniel Wolf Reproducible Research  BRB, Seminar Room 251 10:00 am—11:30 am Registration
Open
07/03/2019 Dr. Vivian Lee & Dr. John Seykora Collaborative Research including Collaborations with Industry BRB, Seminar Room 251 2:00 pm—3:30 pm Registration
Open
08/01/2019 Dr. James Gee Mentor/Mentee Responsibilities and Relationships BRB, Seminar Room 251 9:30 am—11:00 am Registration
Open
09/26/2019 Dr. Carolina Lopez Peer Review BRB, Seminar Room 251 10:30 am—12:00 pm Registration
Open
10/29/2019 Dr. Judith Kelsen The Scientist as a Responsible Member of Society BRB, Seminar Room 251 9:30 am—11:00 am Registration
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RCR 2018 Participants

Date

Speaker

Topic

Location

Time

01/17/2018

Dr. Sarah Millar

Peer Review

BRB 14th Floor Faculty Lounge

2:00 pm—
3:30 pm

02/28/2018

Dr. Warren Pear & Dr. Robert Faryabi

Mentor/Mentee Responsibilities and Relationships

BRB, Seminar Room 251

2:00 pm—
3:30 pm

04/19/2018

Dr. Michael Marks

Responsible Authorship & Publication

BRB, Seminar Room 253

10:00am—
11:30am

05/16/2018

Dr. EkaterinaGrishchuk

Research Misconduct

BRB, Seminar Room 252

2:30 pm—
4:00 pm

06/26/2018

Dr. Kenneth Zaret

Scientist as Responsible Member of Society

BRB, Seminar Room 1412

10:30 am—12:00 pm

07/26/2018

Dr. Cynthia Otto & Golnaz Vahedi

Peer Review

BRB, Seminar Room 251

10:00 am—11:30 am

08/03/2018

Dr. Anna Kashina & Dr. Ignacio Tapia

Collaborative Research

BRB, Seminar Room 251

10:00 am—11:30 am

09/26/2018

Dr. David Manning

Reproducible Research

BRB, Seminar Room 252

2:30 pm—
4:00 pm

10/22/2018

Dr. Chris Hunter & Dr. Steven Kawut

Conflicts of Interest and Commitment

BRB, Seminar Room 252

2:00 pm—
3:30 pm

11/16/2018

Dr. Joel Gelfand & Dr. Junko Takeshita

Mentor/Mentee Responsibilities and Relationships

BRB, Seminar Room 251

10:00 am—11:30 am

12/5/2018

Dr. Kyu Sang Joeng & Dr. Edward Brodkin

The Scientist as a Responsible Member of Society

BRB, Seminar Room 252

2:30 pm—
4:00 pm

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RCR 2017 Participants

Date

Speaker

Topic

Location

Time

2/8/17

Dr. Carolina Lopez

 Research Misconduct

John Morgan Building Reunion Auditorium

3:00pm—
4:30pm

3/22/17

Dr. Jianxin You

Data Collection

John Morgan Building Reunion Auditorium

3:00pm— 4:30pm

5/23/17

Dr. Jonathan Raper

Mentor/Mentee Relationship

BRB 252

10:00am—
11:30am

7/25/17

Dr. Susan Weiss

Ethical Issues in Peer Review

John Morgan Class of 62

3:00pm— 4:30pm

9/27/17

Dr. David Margolis

Conflicts of Interest

BRB 14th Floor Faculty Lounge

11:00am—12:30pm

10/26/17

Dr. Matt Good

Science and the Scientist in Society

BRB Gaulton Auditorium

2:00pm—3:30pm

11/29/17

Dr. Joshua Dunaief

Mentor/Mentee Responsibilities and Relationships

CRB Austrian Auditorium

2:30pm—4:00pm

12/19/17

Dr. Todd Ridky

Conflicts of Interest

BRB, Seminar Room 252

2:00 pm—
3:30 pm

 

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RCR 2016 Participants

 
Date
Speaker
Topic
Location
Time
1/13/16
Dr. Gideon Dreyfuss
Ethical Issues in Research
JMB Reunion Auditorium
3:00 - 4:30pm
3/17/16
Dr. Peter Davies
Commitment, Career Advancement and Principles
JMB Class of 62
3:00 - 4:30pm
4/8/16
Dr. Joshua Dunaief
Mentor/mentee
Responsibilities and Relationship
BRB 251
12:00 - 1:30pm
5/3/16
Dr. Charles O'Brien
Human Research on Vulnerable Populations
BRB 1412
3:00 - 4:30pm
5/16/16
Dr. Serge Fuchs
Collegiality, Communication, and
Responsibilities within the Research
Team
BRB 251
3:15 - 4:45pm
7/13/16
Dr. Susan Weiss
Ethical Issues in Peer Review
 
3:00 - 4:30pm
8/9/16
Dr. Sarah Tishkoff
Ethical Issues
 
3:00 - 4:30pm
11/3/16
Dr. Robert Lee
Financial Conflicts of Interest
JMB Reunion Auditorium
9:00 - 10:30am
12/8/16
Dr. David Cormode
Responsible Authorship
JMB Class of 62
3:00 - 4:30pm

 

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