Scientific Integrity Text and Cases in Responsible Conduct of Research

ISBN-10: 1555813186
ISBN-13: 9781555813185
Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: ASM Press
Publication date: 3/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

- Presents the core topics for graduate and postdoctoral trainees and professional researchers on the principles of scientific integrity - Contains highly relevant interactive case studies, 30% of which are new to third edition, written by practicing scientists on the front lines of ethical issues - Covers essential topics related to the conduct of scientific investigation, such as guidelines, policies, standards, and codes - Offers a companion Web site, maintained by the author, containing a rich collection of Internet resources - Includes discussion questions to promote critical thought - Provides updates to most appendix material

Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
A Website Companion for Scientific Integrity: Text and Cases in Responsible Conduct of Research, Third Edition
Note to Students and Instructors
Methods, Manners, and the Responsible Conduct of Research
Overview
Scientific Misconduct
Responsible Conduct of Research
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
References
Resources
Ethics and the Scientist
Overview
Ethics and The Scientist
Underlying Philosophical Issues
Utilitarianism
Deontology
Critical Thinking and the Case Study Approach
Moral Reasoning in the Conduct of Science
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
References
Resources
Mentoring
Overview
Characteristics of the Mentor-Trainee Relationship
Selection of a Mentor
Mentoring Guidelines
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
References
Resources
Authorship and Peer Review
Scientific Publication and Authorship
The Pressure to Publish
The Need for Authorship Criteria
Instructions to Authors
Guidelines for Authorship
Peer Review
The Workings of Peer Review
Being a Peer Reviewer
Emerging Trends and Policies
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
Resources
Use of Humans in Biomedical Experimentation
Overview
Are You Conducting Human Subject Research?
The Issue of Informed Consent
Institutional Review Boards
The Institutional Review Board and the Informed Consent Issue
The Institutional Review Board and Expedited Review
Human Experimentation Involving Special Populations
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Fetal Tissue and Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
The Declaration of Helsinki
References
Resources
Use of Animals in Biomedical Experimentation
Introduction
Ethical Challenges to the Use of Animals in Research
Practical Matters: Constraints on the Behavior of Scientists
Political Realities: Then and Now
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
References
Resources
Managing Competing Interests
Introduction
Conflict of Effort
Conflict of Conscience
Conflict of Interest
Managing Competing Interests
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
Resources
Collaborative Research
Overview
The Nature of Collaboration
A Syllabus of Collaboration Principles
Collaboration Models
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
References
Resources
Ownership of Data and Intellectual Property
Introduction
Review of Ownership of Research Data
Rights in Tangible Personal Property
Trade Secrets
Trademarks
Copyrights
Patents
Patent Law in the Age of Biotechnology
Seeking a Patent
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
Author's Note
Resources
Glossary
Genetic Technology and Scientific Integrity
Introduction
Genetic Screening and Diagnosis
The Human Genome Project
Manipulating Genes
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
References
Resources
Scientific Record Keeping
Introduction
Why Do We Keep Records?
Defining Data
Data Ownership
Data Storage and Retention
Tools of the Trade
Laboratory Record-Keeping Policies
Suggestions for Record Keeping
Electronic Record Keeping
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
Case Studies
References
Resources
Surveys as a Tool for Training in Scientific Integrity
Student Exercises
Standards of Conduct
Sample Protocols for Human and Animal Experimentation
Example of a U.S. Patent Specification
Laboratory Notebook Instructions
Index

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