Kaoru Sakabe is the data integrity manager at the ASBMB.
Articles by Kaoru Sakabe
Q&A with the ORI’s Kathy Partin
Dec. 1, 2017
Kaoru Sakabe talks to Kathy Partin, director of the Office of Research Integrity, about misconduct and questionable practices in the lab.
Keep it safe
Nov. 1, 2017
Kaoru Sakabe walks you through the steps you should take to ensure that the research record is maintained and the data you've labored to gather are protected.
Play by the rules — and spot the error
Sept. 1, 2017
Kaoru Sakabe cautions against common errors in image adjustment and then lets you figure out what’s wrong with three figures.
(Power)Point (not) taken
June 1, 2017
With photos of her dog, Kim Chee, Kaoru Sakabe shows how this go-to software blurs the lines.
May 1, 2017
In her column on best practices for image preparation, Kaoru Sakabe warns against using JPEGs.
Focus on exposure
April 1, 2017
Kaoru Sakabe, the data integrity manager for the ASBMB, explains how to nail an image’s acquisition parameters.
March 1, 2017
Forgetting to keep figure resolution in mind from the start can cause problems later on.
The myth of perfection
Feb. 1, 2017
The myth of perfection in publication-quality figures.
A figure worth 1,000 words
Jan. 1, 2017
In the first piece of a series on publication issues, Kaoru Sakabe explains how to best prepare figures.