Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Bi 520 Ethical Practice in the Life Sciences

Addresses issues pertaining to the ethical and responsible conduct of scientific research, including role of research in society; biosafety; human and animal subjects and welfare; funding, conflict of interest, and intellectual property; publication and peer review; and fraud, bias and misconduct. Satisfies NSF and NIH requirements for research ethics training. Open to graduate students in Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences. Post-bac students not currently enrolled in a graduate program may take this course with departmental approval.


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