CFAS Webinar: Ensuring Integrity When Presenting Your Research and Data

March 2, 2023, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Join us for the CFAS Webinar: Ensuring Integrity When Presenting Your Research and Data on Thursday, March 2nd from 1:00 to 2:00 pm EST on the Zoom Webinar platform, with Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden and Dr. Jay M. Baltz.

Dr. Vanderhyden and Dr. Baltz will provide guidance on preserving the accuracy of your research and data. They will share best practices to help you avoid potential pitfalls when presenting your research through abstracts, posters, talks, or papers. This webinar is a valuable opportunity to learn and enhance your skills in presenting your research in a professional and ethical manner. Attending this webinar will be extremely useful prior to submitting abstracts for the 2023 CFAS Annual Meeting.

Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden is a Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Ottawa, a Senior Scientist in the Cancer Therapeutics Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and the inaugural Corinne Boyer Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research. Her research focuses on the mechanisms underlying risk factors for ovarian cancer, and the generation of models that shed light on cancer susceptibility, tumor progression and response to therapies. Relevant to this webinar, Dr. Vanderhyden teaches on reproductive biology and academic integrity and serves on committees that assess academic fraud.

Dr. Jay M. Baltz is Associate Scientific Director and a Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Baltz received his BA (Hon) in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania and PhD in Biophysics from The Johns Hopkins University, with postgraduate training at Harvard Medical School under Dr. John Biggers. His laboratory studies mammalian eggs and early embryos, investigating physiological processes in eggs and embryos required for producing healthy eggs, embryos, and offspring. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society. He teaches on reproduction and academic integrity.

The learning objectives for this webinar are:

  • Gain insight into the current understanding of what constitutes research integrity
  • Identify the boundaries between your own words, paraphrasing, and plagiarism
  • Follow the best practices for integrity in presenting research data and results

A certificate of attendance is available with registration to this event. In order to receive your certificate, you must register for the webinar on your CFAS account. The Zoom link will be automatically sent to registrants after completing the checkout process. This event is restricted to members only.