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Reproducibility in Science: Writing, Data and the Growth of Knowledge

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    Elizabeth Iorns

    SEEDS You Choose Awards and the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy will present “Reproducibility in Science: Writing, Data and the Growth of Knowledge” on Monday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium. Keynote speaker Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D., will discuss how to measure and incentivize reproducible research.

    Her presentation, which will be followed by a panel discussion and lunch reception, will include results from the first replication studies published by the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology. The founder and CEO of Science Exchange and co-director of the Reproducibility Initiative, Iorns was an assistant professor at the University of Miami before starting Science Exchange in 2011. She remains an adjunct professor.

    The panel will be moderated by Joanna Johnson, Ph.D., director of writing in the College of Arts and Sciences, SEEDS grant recipient, and program chair. Iorns will be joined on the panel by John L. Bixby, Ph.D., vice provost for research and professor of pharmacology and neurological surgery; Dushyantha T. Jayaweera, M.D., executive dean for research and research education and professor of medicine;  and Joyce M. Slingerland, M.D., Ph.D., associate director for translational research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, professor of medicine, and director of the Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute.

    SEEDS You Choose Awards support investigator-initiated activities that enhance the awardee’s community and career. This event is co-sponsored by the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).



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