What Defines “Priority of Discovery” in the Life Sciences?

Ronald D. Vale1 and Anthony A. Hyman2 1Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco and The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, San Francisco, USA 2Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany Address correspondence to: vale@ucsf.edu and hyman@mpi-cbg.de Summary A scientist’s job is to make a discovery and then…