The objective of this provision is to establish research ethics of the Korean society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering (KSBB) for its members and to prescribe the basic matters related to the constitution and operation of the Research Ethics Committee (“the committee” hereinafter).
Research frauds refer to forgeries, falsifications, plagiarisms, dual publications, improper inclusion or exclusion of authors, etc., as seen in research proposals, performances, result reports, presentations, etc. Relevant definitions are provided below.
The committee deliberates and votes for the following issues related to research ethics of researchers who have been supported by research funds from academicindustrial cooperation projects (“research funding” hereinafter) through the KSBB.
The committee comprises nine members, including president of the society. President of the society becomes the committee chairman. Secretaries and committee members can be appointed by the chairman among the society members for a one-year office term.
The investigation committee should provide the subject of the investigation with an opportunity to submit his or her opinions or explanations in response to the corresponding suspicion.
The committee chairman shall immediately submit a written notification of the investigation results to the concerned persons, including the informant(s) of irregularities and paper contributor.
Within 20 days from the result notification, the informant of irregularities and/or paper contributor may file in a written disclaimer against the decision of the committee.
The costs required for the committee operation will be provided within the budget scope.
Other detailed provisions or guidelines required for the committee operation can be determined by the chairman through the deliberation of the committee.
These regulations shall be effective as of May 16, 2008.
Research frauds refer to forgeries, falsifications, plagiarisms, dual publications, improper inclusion or exclusion of authors, etc, as seen in the proposals, performances, result reports, presentations, etc. of the research. Their details are as follows:
Min-Sung Kim, Jong-beom Park, Jong Nam Kim, and Soo Rin Kim
Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering Journal 2022; 37(1): 1-10
Chae Hwan Cho, Ji-Hong Kim, Jae Hwan Shin, Hyo-Jung Yang, and Jong Pil Park*
Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering Journal 2021; 36(4): 221-230
Sang Yeop Lee and Jong Youn Baik
Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering Journal 2022; 37(1): 17-24
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