Name: Theodore Taraschi, PhD
Position: Senior Associate Provost, Research Conduct & Compliance

Office Staff

Name: Larry Harshyne, PhD
Position: Assistant Provost, Research Conduct & Compliance
Name: Jessica Gutierrez
Position: Associate Director, Research Conduct & Compliance
Name: Alisha Clark
Position: Project Manager, Research Conduct & Compliance

Resources for Best Research Practice

Date Description Attachments
9/19/2022 NIH Disclosure Table  
9/19/2022 Reminders About Financial Conflicts of Interest and Other Support – NIH Extramural Nexus  
5/24/2022 The annual Conflicts of Interest disclosure period for faculty, researchers, and key employees will open in the next few weeks. As you know, it’s important that those required to participate complete their disclosure fully and on time. In preparation, we are trying to help participants understand what is required of them and what to expect. Jefferson 2022 Conflict of Interest Disclosure

On January 4, 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy issued guidance to federal research agencies on the implementation of National Security Presidential Memorandum 33 (NSPM-33). Please note page 10 indicates the purpose and 5 key areas including a research security program. This new guidance directs federal agencies to work together over the next 120 days to develop model forms and instructions that clarify what information must be disclosed in federal grant applications, standardized across agencies to the greatest extent possible. 

White House Office of Science & Technology Policy Releases Scientific Integrity Task Force Report

Protecting the Integrity of Government Science
1/12/2022 NSF Pre-award and Post-award Disclosures1/2/3 Relating to the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support FAQs Regarding Current and Pending Support PAPPG (NSF 22-1)
1/12/2022 NIH Pre-award and Post-award Disclosures Relating to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support  
9/8/2021 Extension of COVID Flexibilities for Method of Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research Full NIH Announcement (Guide Notice)
8/16/2021 Article:  False Claims Allegations Cost Mass General, Former Harvard Researcher More Than $1 Million  
1/25/2021 Data Security in a Remote Environment, February 22, 2021, 2:00 -3:30 PM ET Register here
If you do not receive a confirmation link, Maggie McCool, should be able to assist.
1/11/2021 NIH Policy Maintaining Integrity in NIH Peer Review: Responsibilities and Consequences   
1/11/2021 Maintaining Integrity in NIH Peer Review: Responsibilities and Consequences  
4/15/2020 Security of Our Virtual Peer Review Meetings  
2/06/2020 Case Study in Review Integrity: Asking for Favorable Treatment  
2/03/2020 Faulty Antibodies Undermine Widespread Research  
7/19/2019 Forensics Friday: Can you find clues that indicate these two blots have been spliced?  
7/12/2019 Breaches of Peer Review Integrity  
7/12/2019 Best Practices in publishing, figure preparation and reproducibility  
6/07/2019 What’s the best way to present findings in a figure?  
4/10/2019 To review your data, register in the Open Payments system. Visit the Registration for Physicians & Teaching Hospitals webpage for instructions. CMS Open Payment
1/09/2019 Resources for Rigorous Research   
4/10/2018 CMS Open Payments Review and Dispute Period   
2/01/2018 Maintaining Integrity in NIH Peer Review: Responsibilities and Consequences