June 17, 2020 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

Fifty-four Scientists Have Lost Their Jobs as a Result of NIH Probe Into Foreign Ties

From Science: Some 54 scientists have resigned or been fired as a result of an ongoing investigation by the National Institutes of Health into the failure of NIH grantees to disclose financial ties to foreign governments.
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June 15, 2020 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

Chinese Scientist Who Did Research At UCSF Charged With Visa Fraud

From SFGate: A Chinese medical scientist who spent a year on a fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco has been arrested and charged with visa fraud for failure to disclose active duty military status.
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May 28, 2020 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students With Ties to China’s Military Schools

From the NY Times: The move is the latest in the Trump administration’s efforts to impose limits on Chinese students. But university officials say the government is paranoid, and that the United States will lose out.
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May 13, 2020 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

Fired Emory University Neuroscientist with Ties to China Sentenced on Tax Charge

From Science: A former Emory University faculty member pleads guilty to a charge of filing a false tax return for failure to report foreign income and is sentenced by a U.S. District Judge.
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