Readings for Responsible Conduct of Research
Intuition, by Allegra Goodwin is a fictional account of several ethical situations in a life science research laboratory. It is not great literature, but gives many situations to think about. Available in the Life Science library at the reserves desk.
Please read the article by Montgomerie and Birkwith and think about the survey questions.
More Readings For Thought:
Social Responsibilities of the Researcher:
Beckwith and Huang: Should we make a fuss? A case for social responsibility in science.
1918 Flu and Responsible Science
Resurected Influenza Virus Yields Secrets of Deadly 1918 Pandemic
Active Polio Baked from Scratch
Academic Freedom in Clinical Research
Publication and Plagiarism
D. Bulter, "How Many Papers are Just Duplicates?"
Price, A.R., "Cases of plagiarism handled by the United States Office of Research Integrity," Plagiary 1:1-11 (2006)
Authorship in Biomedical Research: Realities and Expectations
Collaborations: With all good intentions
see also the "pre-nup" for collaborators linked to this article
Chemistry: Designer debacle
Misconduct? It's All Academic.....
ASBMB code of ethics
Korean Stem Cell Scandal
Scientists Behaving Badly
Truth and Consequences
Panel Discredits Toyko University Team
Human Subject Decision Charts
Please go to the following URL and download the “Protection of Human Subjects in Research” : http://www.indiana.edu/~rcr/index.php#Tutorials, Please read:
Describes key events in medical research that have led to the current regulatory and policy structures for conducting research on humans.
Privacy Issues Relating to Human Subjects
Ownership and Use of Tissue Specimens for Research
How to Work with Your Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Principles of Animal Research
Policy Issues in the use of animals
ORI Website and its findings of research misconduct:
ORI website on RCR and RCR resources: