Like other forms of citizenship, scientific citizenship comes with certain rights and responsibilities. Goldstein explains that as scientists, we have responsibilities both to our colleagues and to those outside of the scientific community. Ultimately, practicing good scientific citizenship may make us better scientists and better global citizens.
Larry Goldstein is Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Goldstein is also a recipient of the ASCB Public Service Award. The Goldstein lab studies how molecular motors interact with axonal vesicles and how this relates to neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer’s… Continue Reading