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Guidelines on Authorship & Contributionship
Authorship & Contributorship Agreement -  Review Article Manuscript
Authorship & Contributorship Agreement - Research Manuscript


Poster Tips and Guidelines

  • Avoid using too much text; attempt to use graphs, tables, and charts that highlight your results.
  • Your discussion section should probably be no longer than two paragraphs. In the discussion, you should highlight the relevant findings and draw comparisons with what has been previously reported in the medical literature. It is also important to acknowledge the limitations of your study in the discussion.
  • Your conclusions slide should summarize the most important findings in your study and should appear as bullet points.

A few helpful links:


Case Report Guidelines for your ISP

Although many of you will participate in more rigorous and hypothesis driven project, some of you may choose to use a case report as your ISP. Please note that just because a patient is interesting to you, it may not be appropriate for your ISP.  In order for a Case Report to eligible as an ISP, it must be appropriate for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. In order to help guide you with the eligibility of your case report, the American College of Physicians (ACP) has developed some guidelines that are on their website. Please go to:


information on the Georgetown University Institutional Review Board (IRB) go to:

CITI Training

All students conducting research and submitting to the IRB will need to complete CITI Training. You will need to go to the following website: and create an account.

The main courses that should be completed are: 

- Group 1: Biomedical research investigators and key personal

- Group 4: HIPAA and Human Subjects


Statistical and Bioinformatics Consultation Services provided by Department of Biostatistics

Details are below and appointments are made on a first-come-first-serve basis.

What: Free Statistical and Bioinformatics Consultation Services for LCCC Researchers and GU Community at Large
For Appointment: Contact Lindsay Seidenberg (ext 7-0824 or in the Department of Biostatistics 
WhenEvery Monday from 1:00-2:00 pm by appointment only, FREE for the first appointment up to one hour
Areas of Expertise: Animal studies, clinical trials, databases, bioinformatics, microarray analysis, population studies, proteomics, epidemiology

FOR STUDENTS WORKING ON THEIR ISP, please complete this form and return it to the Office of Student Research (