Biological Science Guidelines

Feng, X., Park, D. S., Walker, C., Peterson, A. T., Merow, C., & Papeş, M. (2019). A checklist for maximizing reproducibility of ecological niche models. Nature Ecology & Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0972-5
Moher, D., Bouter, L., Kleinert, S., Glasziou, P., Sham, M. H., Barbour, V., Coriat, A.-M., Foeger, N., & Dirnagl, U. (2019). The Hong Kong Principles for Assessing Researchers: Fostering Research Integrity [Preprint]. Open Science Framework. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/m9abx
Bøtker, H. E., Hausenloy, D., Andreadou, I., Antonucci, S., Boengler, K., Davidson, S. M., Deshwal, S., Devaux, Y., Di Lisa, F., Di Sante, M., Efentakis, P., Femminò, S., García-Dorado, D., Giricz, Z., Ibanez, B., Iliodromitis, E., Kaludercic, N., Kleinbongard, P., Neuhäuser, M., … Heusch, G. (2018). Practical guidelines for rigor and reproducibility in preclinical and clinical studies on cardioprotection. Basic Research in Cardiology, 113(5), 39. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00395-018-0696-8
Oakden-Rayner, L., Beam, A. L., & Palmer, L. J. (2018). Medical journals should embrace preprints to address the reproducibility crisis. International Journal of Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyy105
Smith, A. J., Clutton, R. E., Lilley, E., Hansen, K. E. A., & Brattelid, T. (2018). PREPARE: guidelines for planning animal research and testing. Laboratory Animals, 52(2), 135–141. https://doi.org/10.1177/0023677217724823
Toelch, U., & Ostwald, D. (2018). Digital open science—Teaching digital tools for reproducible and transparent research. PLOS Biology, 16(7), e2006022. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2006022
Granell, C., Hofer, B., Konkol, M., Ostermann, F., Sileryte, R., & Cerutti, V. (2018). Reproducible research and GIScience: an Evaluation using AGILE conference papers. November 2017, 1–23. https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.26561v1
Gilmore, R. O., Diaz, M. T., Wyble, B. A., & Yarkoni, T. (2017). Progress toward openness, transparency, and reproducibility in cognitive neuroscience. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1396(1), 5–18. https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.13325
Ihle, M., Winney, I. S., Krystalli, A., & Croucher, M. (2017). Striving for transparent and credible research: Practical guidelines for behavioral ecologists. Behavioral Ecology, 28(2), 348–354. https://doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arx003
Flier, J. S. (2017). Irreproducibility of published bioscience research: Diagnosis, pathogenesis and therapy (Vol. 6). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molmet.2016.11.006
Bernard, C. (2017). Editorial: Code Case - Investigating Transparency and Reproducibility. ENeuro, 4(4). https://doi.org/10.1523/ENEURO.0233-17.2017
McIntosh, L. D., Juehne, A., Vitale, C. R. H., Liu, X., Alcoser, R., Lukas, J. C., & Evanoff, B. (2017). Repeat: A framework to assess empirical reproducibility in biomedical research. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 17(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-017-0377-6
Denaxas, S., Direk, K., Gonzalez-Izquierdo, A., Pikoula, M., Cakiroglu, A., Moore, J., Hemingway, H., & Smeeth, L. (2017). Methods for enhancing the reproducibility of biomedical research findings using electronic health records. BioData Mining, 10(1), 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13040-017-0151-7
Finkelstein, B., Silberberg, S., & Crawford, D. (2017). Improving preclinical research through rigorous study design and transparent reporting. MEETING OF THE COUNCIL ON GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS. http://www.cogr.edu/sites/default/files/Finkelstein rigor.pdf
Casadevall, A., & Fang, F. C. (2016). Rigorous science: A how-to guide. MBio, 7(6), e01902–16. https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.01902-16
Snyder, H. M., Shineman, D. W., Friedman, L. G., Hendrix, J. A., Khachaturian, A., Le Guillou, I., Pickett, J., Refolo, L., Sancho, R. M., & Ridley, S. H. (2016). Guidelines to improve animal study design and reproducibility for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias: For funders and researchers. Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 12(11), 1177–1185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jalz.2016.07.001
Weissgerber, T. L., Garovic, V. D., Winham, S. J., Milic, N. M., & Prager, E. M. (2016). Transparent reporting for reproducible science. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 94(10), 859–864. https://doi.org/10.1002/jnr.23785
Drucker, D. J. (2016). Never Waste a Good Crisis: Confronting Reproducibility in Translational Research (Vol. 24). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2016.08.006
Lakens, D., Hilgard, J., & Staaks, J. (2016). On the reproducibility of meta-analyses: six practical recommendations. BMC Psychology, 4(1), 24. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40359-016-0126-3
Daugherty, A., Hegele, R. A., Mackman, N., Rader, D. J., Schmidt, A. M., & Weber, C. (2016). Complying with the National Institutes of Health Guidelines and Principles for Rigor and Reproducibility: Refutations. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 36(7), 1303–1304. https://doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.116.307906
Sahoo, S. S., Valdez, J., & Rueschman, M. (2016). Scientific Reproducibility in Biomedical Research: Provenance Metadata Ontology for Semantic Annotation of Study Description. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, 2016, 1070. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28269904 http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=PMC5333253 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5333253/
Waltemath, D., & Wolkenhauer, O. (2016). How Modeling Standards, Software, and Initiatives Support Reproducibility in Systems Biology and Systems Medicine. IEEE Transactions on Bio-Medical Engineering, 63(10), 1999–2006. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2016.2555481
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. (2016). Enhancing Research Reproducibility: Recommendations from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 4(2), 12. http://www.faseb.org/Portals/2/PDFs/opa/2016/FASEB_Enhancing Research Reproducibility.pdf
Gorgolewski, K. J., & Poldrack, R. A. (2016). A Practical Guide for Improving Transparency and Reproducibility in Neuroimaging Research. PLoS Biology. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1002506
Frye, S. V., Arkin, M. R., Arrowsmith, C. H., Conn, P. J., Glicksman, M. A., Hull-Ryde, E. A., & Slusher, B. S. (2015). Tackling reproducibility in academic preclinical drug discovery. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrd4737
Freedman, L. P., Cockburn, I. M., & Simcoe, T. S. (2015). The economics of reproducibility in preclinical research. PLoS Biology, 13(6), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1002165
The Academy of Medical Sciences. (2015). Reproducibility and reliability of biomedical research: improving research practice. Symposium Report, October. https://acmedsci.ac.uk/viewFile/56314e40aac61.pdf
Society, T. B., & Materials, D. (2015). Guidelines for the Reproducibility of Biophysics Research. July, 1–4. http://www.cell.com/pb/assets/raw/journals/society/biophysj/PDFs/reproducibility-guidelines.pdf
Glasziou, P., Altman, D. G., Bossuyt, P., Boutron, I., Clarke, M., Julious, S., Michie, S., Moher, D., & Wager, E. (2014). Reducing waste from incomplete or unusable reports of biomedical research. The Lancet, 383(9913), 267–276. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62228-X
Chan, A. W., Song, F., Vickers, A., Jefferson, T., Dickersin, K., Gøtzsche, P. C., Krumholz, H. M., Ghersi, D., & Van Der Worp, H. B. (2014). Increasing value and reducing waste: Addressing inaccessible research. The Lancet, 383(9913), 257–266. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62296-5
Chalmers, I., Bracken, M. B., Djulbegovic, B., Garattini, S., Grant, J., Gülmezoglu, A. M., Howells, D. W., Ioannidis, J. P. A., & Oliver, S. (2014). How to increase value and reduce waste when research priorities are set. The Lancet, 383(9912), 156–165. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62229-1
Winey, M., Bertuzzi, S., Greider, C., Koshland, D., Lee, C., Mungai, P., & Nosek, B. (2014). How can scientists enhance rigor in conducting basic research and reporting research results? A White Paper from the American Society for Cell Biology. https://www.ascb.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/How-can-scientist-enhance-rigor.pdf http://www.ascb.org/reproducibility/
Macleod, M. R., Michie, S., Roberts, I., Dirnagl, U., Chalmers, I., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Al-Shahi Salman, R., Chan, A. W., & Glasziou, P. (2014). Biomedical research: Increasing value, reducing waste. The Lancet, 383(9912), 101–104. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62329-6
Name, C. A., Number, M., & Life, R. (2013). Reporting Checklist For Life Sciences Articles. Nature, 2013(May), 5–6. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.750df
Fallis, A. G. (2013). Best Practices in Data Analysis and Sharing in Neuroimaging using MRI. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 53(9), 1689–1699. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107415324.004
Steward, O., Popovich, P. G., Dietrich, W. D., & Kleitman, N. (2012). Replication and reproducibility in spinal cord injury research. Experimental Neurology, 233(2), 597–605. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2011.06.017
Begley, C. G., & Ellis, L. M. (2012). Drug development: Raise standards for preclinical cancer research. Nature, 483(7391), 531–533. https://doi.org/10.1038/483531a
Shineman, D. W., Basi, G. S., Bizon, J. L., Colton, C. A., Greenberg, B. D., Hollister, B. A., Lincecum, J., Leblanc, G. G., Lee, L. B. H., Luo, F., Morgan, D., Morse, I., Refolo, L. M., Riddell, D. R., Scearce-Levie, K., Sweeney, P., Yrjänheikki, J., & Fillit, H. M. (2011). Accelerating drug discovery for Alzheimer’s disease: best practices for preclinical animal studies. Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy, 3(5), 28. https://doi.org/10.1186/alzrt90
Kunlashiro, F. (2011). Revisiting the scientific method to improve rigor and reproducibility of immunohistochemistry in reproductive science Sharrón. April 2018, 1–56. https://doi.org/10.1093/biolre/ioy094/4980903
Casadevall, A., & Fang, F. C. (2010). Reproducible science (Vol. 78). American Society for Microbiology (ASM). https://doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00908-10
Ludolph, A. C., Bendotti, C., Blaugrund, E., Chio, A., Greensmith, L., Loeffler, J.-P., Mead, R., Niessen, H. G., Petri, S., Pradat, P.-F., Robberecht, W., Ruegg, M., Schwalenstöcker, B., Stiller, D., van den Berg, L., Vieira, F., & von Horsten, S. (2010). Guidelines for preclinical animal research in ALS/MND: A consensus meeting. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis : Official Publication of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases, 11(1–2), 38–45. https://doi.org/10.3109/17482960903545334
Fisher, M., Feuerstein, G., Howells, D. W., Hurn, P. D., Kent, T. A., Savitz, S. I., & Lo, E. H. (2009). Update of the stroke therapy academic industry roundtable preclinical recommendations. Stroke, 40(6), 2244–2250. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.541128
Avenue, G. (1999). Recommendations for standards regarding preclinical neuroprotective and restorative drug development. Stroke; a Journal of Cerebral Circulation, 30(12), 2752–2758. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.30.12.2752
Society for Neuroscience. (n.d.). Research Practices for Scientific Rigor: A Resource for Discussion , Training , and Practice.