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April 17th, 2013 - 9:30 am § in Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene


I have written a lot on THE-Ave.US and n this listserv about Andrew Aprikyan.  Andrew is a scientist who was accused of fraud by an anonymous UW faculty member. The case was muddied because of patent issues involving the UW and, I assume, his accuser.  The UW conducted its investigation in a manne[...]

October 30th, 2011 - 11:51 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Aprikyan Case

UPDATE: Andrew Aprikyan’s fight with the UW will continue. As we have reported extensively on The AVE, Andrew has repeatedly asserted that he is innocent.  He states that “is work has  been corroborated by investigators elsewhere ans arose because of a disgruntled collaborator here ta[...]

February 18th, 2011 - 9:42 am § in Misc., UW

Wise on Aprikyan, “I can’t say that we would not [in the future].”

By Daron Anderson February 18, 2011 View this day’s paper in PDF …….Janelle Taylor, a UW faculty senator who is also president of AAUP’s UW chapter, became concerned about the adjudication process after assistant research professor Andrew Aprikyan was terminated for scientific mi[...]

January 24th, 2011 - 4:22 am § in Misc., UW

Senate Chair: Aprikyan was wronged.

Originally posted 17 Jan.  Updated Jan 24 because of a comment that may interest others.  Please read comments. Ed Note:  This is copied from the UW Senate Blog.  Unfortunately, and  I suspect  illegally, that blog is protected from public view.  UW staff, however can access the blog directly[...]

January 18th, 2011 - 12:54 pm § in Misc.

Aprikyan: Scientific smear campaign?

The issues relating to the need for due process in scientific fraud at the UW, are illustrated by this frightening report from the Scientist about a scandal in Germany.  There is, however, one very important difference.  The investigation at at Research Center Borstel seems to have fol[...]

January 9th, 2011 - 6:09 pm § in Misc.

Aprikyan: An Appeal for Justice.

The Time Has Come for the UW to Admit it Was Wrong. A few days ago, a respected colleague dismissed Andrew Aprikyan’s case, saying that “of course” Dr. Aprikyan was and is guilty.  I refused to comment, not because I know that Andrew Aprikyan is innocent but because I feel Dr. Apr[...]

December 11th, 2010 - 3:55 am § in Misc.

UW Senate Reviews Emmert’s Arbitrary Decisions in the Aprikyan Case

News on Aprikyan (see previous entries here): The  Senate leadership and the Secretary of the Faculty are seeking advice from the Advisory Committee on Faculty Code and Regulations about the principles upon which the President based his overturning of the faculty Panel’s decision. The plan is for[...]

July 8th, 2010 - 8:27 am § in Misc., UW

The Aprikyan Case

Have you read Dr. David Dale’s frightening account of what happened to our colleague, Andrew Aprikyan? Your own career could be next. Andrew Aprikyan was charged with scientific fraud by an anonymous accuser who himself had a conflict of interest over the intellectual property in question.  B[...]

July 5th, 2010 - 10:00 am § in Misc.

The Aprikyan Case

Happenings at the UW: The UW Provost Phyllis Wise dismissed Dr. Andrew Aprikyan from the faculty of the School of Medicine after a seven year long investigation.  This action was taken despite the findings of a formal faculty adjudication panel that  Dr. Aprikyan was not guilty but that the Admini[...]

July 14th, 2018 - 1:34 pm § in Misc.

THE-Ave Links: Relevant to UW

Today UW My conflict with the UW AAUP Governance at the UW Chapter 28 Academic unions Husky logo, Is THE Ave a part of the UW? Racism UW racism Aprikyan affair  [...]