Peer Review Under the Microscope: From Best Practices to Current Challenges [HRA Members Meeting, Fall 2018]

Scientific peer review has long been the gold standard for evaluating grant applications, but different organizations implement peer review in different ways. In addition, issues like unconscious bias and data reproducibility has brought these processes under greater scrutiny. This session will focus on peer review best practices that are informed by studies on the science of peer review.

Diane Bovenkamp, PhD
Vice President of Scientific Affairs | BrightFocus Foundation

Stephen Gallo, PhD (Presentation)
Chief Scientist | American Institute of Biological Sciences

Lucy Liaw, PhD  (Presentation)
Director, Research Training Programs | Maine Medical Center Research Institute

Richard Nakamura, PhD  (Presentation)
Former Director (2011-2018) | Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health