Links and Resources

Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA has an annual meeting in the summer; please request to be added to their discussion forum)

CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)

Cornell's Laboratory Safety Manual and Chemical Hygiene Plan offers links to training, obligations of the PI or lab manager and examples of Standard Operating Procedures.

DIA-for those interested in regulatory affairs

Environmental Health and Safety Association of New York, Inc. (SEHSA)

Biotech Primer's compendium of drug development acronyms

FDA's acronym database

FDA GUIDEBOOK compiled by the New York State Science & Technology Law Center

FDA's Internship and Fellowship opportunity listing

Go-Gov: Guidance on how to find a job in the Federal Government

Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Research Integrity has very interesting real misconduct case studies and an interactive video where you can role-play to affect the outcome based on which decisions you make in that character role

MedTech's regulatory member blogs help you stay abreast of all things regulatory in the bioscience and medical technology fields

National Biosafety & Biocontainment Program (NIH)

Price Waterhouse Cooper's Governance, Risk and Compliance consulting services

Strategy& helps life sciences clients who need to hire those with more interdisciplinary academic training

TechnologyEd offers online courses in the regulatory environment and more

Watson School of Engineering & Applied Science, Binghamton University Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Training

Responsible Conduct of Research

Cornell policies on academic integrity

Additional information on responsible conduct of research can be found at Cornell’s Office of Research Integrity and Assurance (ORIA) which comprises compliance, ethics and safety at the university. 

Plagiarism in Research- Resources and Reading Materials

Take the Plagiarism Quiz
Cornell tools and resources
Online video resources
NIH resources
NSF and Plagiarism

The information above was compiled for the 4th Annual Winter Symposium on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR).

If you suspect research misconduct, you can reach out to your:

  • Director of Graduate Studies of your field
  • Department Chair
  • Office of Research Integrity and Assurance
  • Dr. Jan Allen, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Cornell Graduate School
  • University Ombudsman
  • Dean of University Faculty

Acquire skills valuable to careers in risk and compliance


BIOMI 3940 Applied and Food Microbiology

BEE 3650 Properties of Biological Materials

BEE 4270 Water Measurement and Analysis Methods

BEE 4500 Bioinstrumentation

BEE 4590 Biosensors and Bioanalytical Techniques

BEE 6200 Approaches to Analytical Characterization of Biological Macromolecules

BEE 7540 Water Management in an Era of Growing Water Scarcity

BME 5030 Electronic Bioinstrumentation

CEE 5970 Risk Analysis and Management

CHEME 4130 Introduction to Nuclear Science and Engineering

COMM 5660 Science Communication Workshop

COMM 6660 Public Engagement in Science

COMM 6860 Risk Communication

COMM 6760 Public Health Communication

ECON 4380 Economics of Public Health

FDSC 3960 Food Safety Assurance

GOVT 4711 The Dark Side of Biology: Biological Weapons, Bioterrorism, and Biocriminality

HE 6010 Public Administration

SHUM 4861 Studies in Biorisk Media

SYSEN 5300 - Systems Engineering & Six Sigma for the Design & Operation of Reliable Systems (cross-listed as MAE 5930 or SYSEN 5100 for distance learning)

TOX 3070 Pesticides, the Environment and Human Health

TOX 4900 Toxicology of Insecticides

TOX 6110 Molecular Toxicology

Environmental Health & Safety course listing (over 150) for example:

1776 EHS How to Write a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)‚Äč


TechnologyEd offers online certification courses in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance (QA) and Regulatory Affairs and Good Clinical Practices (GCP) among others

CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS)

Reach out to Cornell affiliated recipients of this 2 year service learning fellowship for disease detectives. EIS officers investigate disease outbreaks, identify the cause, rapidly implement control measures, and collect evidence to recommend preventive actions.

Patrick Ayscue DVM'12 (also postdoctoral alumnus on NIH Kirchstein, Mirzayan STPF'13); Sr. Biosecurity Fellow

Cheri Grigg DVM'12 (also ORISE Fellow); Sr. Epidemiologist, Team Lead, CDC

Camille Elyse Jones PhD'23

Scarlett Lee PhD'22 DVM'17

Haillie (Crockett) Meek BA'15 is EIS Officer for New York State

Cynthia Ogden PhD CRP & Nutrition, CDC Epidemiologist and Branch Chief

Amanda Wilkinson PhD'15 Epidemiologist at CDC