The Keck School of Medicine of USC is pleased to again offer INTD 500: Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). This one-week course satisfies NIH RCR training requirements and is open to all staff, postdoctoral fellows, masters and graduate students conducting research. All PIBBS graduate students must complete and pass INTD 500 prior to advancing to candidacy. Postdoctoral fellows and masters students auditing the course will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.
The course will be offered on 5 consecutive days, Monday through Friday, from 9-11 AM during the week of:
June 15-19, 2015 (Session # 40680)
August 3-7, 2015 (Session # 40690)
Both sessions will be held in McKibben Hall 256 (MCH 256).
Lecture and discussion topics include: scientific integrity, misconduct and fraud in science, data acquisition and management, collaborative research, responsible authorship, conflicts of interest, innovation advancement and patents, animal welfare, human subjects, mentor/mentee responsibilities and professionalism in scientific relationships.
Dr. Donna Spruijt-Metz, Director, USC mHealth Collaboratory at the Center for Economic and Social Research, Research Professor in Psychology, and Director of Responsible Conduct in Research for the Keck School of Medicine, is the course director. Faculty from the Departments of Preventive Medicine, Cell and Neurobiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Physiology and other departments will serve as Discussion leaders.
This course does not require D-clearance to register. To sign-up to audit the course, send an email to Mary Jane Chua at MaryJane.Chua@med.usc.edu (postdoc and MS students only). Any questions about the content of the course can be directed to Dr. Spruijt-Metz at email@example.com.