Renowned Salk scientist [Inder Verma] loses a top post due to gender discrimination lawsuits. A renowned cancer expert at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla has been ousted as editor of one of the world’s top science journals after being implicated in a deepening controversy over how the center treats female faculty. Source 5n.
Salk Institute suspends a star geneticist over allegations about his conduct. The Salk Institute in La Jolla said Saturday it suspended star cancer scientist Inder Verma due to unspecified allegations, further rocking a center that was earlier accused of gender discrimination by three of its female professors. Source 4o.
Eight women say they were sexually harassed by Salk researcher Inder Verma. Eight women have told the journal Science that they were sexually harassed by Salk Institute biologist Inder Verma, allegations that the star biologist denied through his attorney on Tuesday morning. Source 5e.