October 16, 2018
What Should I Consider Before I consult on the Side?
Considering crossing over to consulting? This article discusses what you can expect in general payments, what you can charge for travel and avoid conflict of interest with your current institution.
October 02, 2018
Do Reviewers Look at ‘Other Support” in Considering Proposals?
Is “Other Support” taken into consideration while reviewing your NIH proposal? Veteran reviewer Christopher Francklyn, PhD breaks down this multifaceted question.
September 25, 2018
Should I Post my Research Results on a Social Media Site?
Thinking of disseminating research results on social media sites? Think carefully as it is not recommended and could affect your relationship with funders and prospective peer-reviewed journals.
September 18, 2018
Should I Have Predicted Lab Animal Would Become More Aggressive?
Reader question: I am in the second year of a disease study involving laboratory canines and I’m being sued. One dog took a dislike to a lab tech and nipped her several times. The last time it happened, the animal was so aggressive the tech required stitches. She contends that I was aware of the situation and should have made arrangements to excuse her from having any contact with this dog. Do I have any recourse? What can I do to prevent this in the future?