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PBHS Sponsors Responsible Conduct of Research - Publishing Seminar

On Thursday October 8th the PBHS program teamed up with the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to sponsor an RCR seminar focused on publishing and data presentation and manipulations ethics. Dr. Christoph Benning, EC member and MSU Research Foundation Professor, and Dr. Cathie Martin of the John Innes Center in Norwich UK made a presentation and led the discussions. Over 125 MSU trainees and faculty members attended. The presenters have many years of experience in leadership positions at prominent journals related to the PBHS program: Dr. Benning is Editor in Chief of The Plant Journal, and Dr. Martin is former EIC of Plant Cell and a current Associate Editor of Plant Physiology. These journals are among the most prestigious and highly cited journals in the molecular plant sciences.