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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

RCR training for first-year graduate students is held within the FYG class setting. If you are not currently participating in the BBSP FYG class and need to make up one specific session you missed in the past, note that session order may be rearranged compared to past years so do not go by the session number but instead choose the relevant topic from below.

Fall 2020

Monday Wednesday
1. Mentor+ Mentee Responsibilities Sept 9 Sept 11
2. Authorship + Plagiarism Oct 14 Oct 16
3. Peer Review Oct 21 Oct 23
4. Misconduct + Whistleblowing Nov 4 Nov 6

Spring 2021

Monday Wednesday
5. Conflict of Interest Jan 27 Jan 29
6. Rigor & Reproducibility Feb 17 Feb 19
7.Animal & Human Subjects Mar 23 Mar 25


Reading assigned materials in advance, attendance, and full participation in the discussion are required to receive credit for a session.  If you need assistance accessing readings please contact Dave McDonald ( for assistance.

Rigor & Reproducibility

More to come…