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Paper Mills and Research Misconduct: Facing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing

Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Rayburn 2318 and Online via Zoom

Opening Statements

Chairman Bill Foster (D-IL) of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight

Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)


Dr. Jennifer Byrne, Director of Biobanking, New South Wales Health Pathology;  Professor of Molecular Oncology, University of Sydney [Truth in Testimony]

Mr. Chris Graf, Research Integrity Director, Springer Nature; Chair of the Governance Board, STM Association Integrity Hub [Truth in Testimony]

Dr. Brandon Stell, Neuroscientist, French National Centre for Scientific Research; President and Co-Founder, The PubPeer Foundation [Truth in Testimony]

Additional Materials

Hearing Charter

Fake plagiarized paper referenced in Chair Foster's opening statement

Real "Neutron Production and Absorption in Uranium" paper