MBIOTECH 508: Responsible Conduct of Research (0 Units)

Quarter Offered


This is a responsible conduct of research (RCR) course focused, but not exclusively based, on the field of biotechnology.
A combination of lectures, readings and in class interactive case studies will be employed to develop ethical and moral reasoning. The topics covered will be: conflict of interest, mentoring and lab management, collaborative research, data ownership and management, peer review, authorship, plagiarism, misconduct and the processes for handling misconduct. Faculty and experts from the university will be involved in the teaching to give additional perspectives on non-black & white topics.