- The University of Connecticut moved to terminate Dipak Das, a professor at the school's department of surgery and director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at the UConn Health Center, for allegedly fabricating 146 instances of research.
- Das is appealing the decision to UConn's board of trustees.
- UConn issued a statement saying that "there is no credible basis to believe Dr. Das was discriminated against."
From the article:
Dipak Das, the University of Connecticut scientist accused of fabricating 145 instances of research, is fighting his termination.
His attorney, William Gagne of Hartford, said his client will appeal the university's decision to terminate him to the UConn board of trustees. He said "denial of due process" is one of the grounds of the appeal. ...