Writing & Publishing


Margaret Kripke, Ph.D., professor of immunology, executive vice president and chief academic officer, in a conversation with Robert M. Chamberlain, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology, sheds light on authorship as attribution of credit for written publications, and as a record of career achievements, as well as a major consideration for jobs and promotion. Other topics include the distinctions between authorship and acknowledgement, order of the author list, qualifications for authorship, when during the course of the research the author list is developed and much more.

Authorship: Publishing in Science, A Conversation with Margaret Kripke, Ph.D. (21:32)

Developing Intellectual Property

In this very detailed analysis of intellectual property rights and applications within The University of Texas system, Jim Klostergaard, Ph.D., Gabriel López-Berestein, Ph.D., William J. Doty and Leon Leach provide valuable insight on past developments and the current state of affairs. Presented by Faculty Development.

Developing Intellectual Property (1:46:48)

Effective Grant Writing

Jeffrey Rosen, Ph.D., professor of endocrinology and metabolism at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses writing an NIH grant application: When to write your first grant, what to do before writing your first grant, how mentors can help with your first project as a new assistant professor. Includes a Q & A session.

Tips for Effective Grant Writing (57:18)

NIH Grant Review

Ellen Gritz, Ph.D., Scott Lippman, M.D., Dr. Michael Siciliano, Ph.D., and Shine Chang, Ph.D., elaborate on proven strategies in getting funding for research grants. Part of the series Scientific Excellence: Streamlining Your Career Path.

Behind Closed Doors: What goes on in NIH grant review study section (1:51:00)

Publishing Strategies

In this panel discussion, Walter Pagel, director of the Department of Scientific Publications, Guillermina Lozano, Ph.D., professor of molecular genetics, Robert Chamberlain, Ph.D., and Kelly Hunt, M.D., professor of surgical oncology and associate director of the Breast Center, discuss publishing strategy as a careful balance of what your paper can accomplish, what kinds of journals are available, what audience would be interested, what your career path looks like. Other topics include timing of publication, effects of collaboration and competitors, authorship and handling rejection. Sponsored by Scientific Publications and Faculty Development.

Publishing Strategies: The When-Where-What of Scientific Publishing (55:15)

Skills for Thriving in the Technological Age

Computer technology has become indispensable in laboratory work not only for performing complex calculations but also for providing communication among researchers. Walter Baile, M.D., speaks about using computers to enhance communication and expand collaboration.

Skills for Thriving in the Technological Age (48:31)