NIH Rigor and Reproducibility

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:10pm
Food Safety and Toxicology, Room 162 (New location as of 3/14/17)

JR Haywood, Assistant Vice President for Regulatory Affairs 


Stephanie Watts, Assistant Dean, The Graduate School, and Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Laura McCabe, Professor, Department of Physiology and Department of Radiology

Alex Burt, Professor, Department of Psychology 


In this session, Stephanie Watts, Laura McCabe, and Alex Burt, who serve on National Institutes of Health review panels, will discuss their experiences with the NIH Rigor and Reproducibility requirements for NIH applications. The format of the session will consist of questions to the panelists from the moderator and the attendees. 

Among the issues to be addressed are:

how review panels are trained on rigor and reproducibility, 

ways in which investigators might respond to the requirement, and 

how rigor and reproducibility factor into scoring of applications.

No Registration required.

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