Oversight of BU cancer researcher accused of misconduct is questioned
Last fall, the federal Office of Research Integrity issued a finding that Sheng Wang, a Boston University cancer researcher, had fabricated data in two published papers. As of July 15 last year, Wang no longer worked at Boston University as an assistant professor. Now, a 2010 report by a university investigating committee obtained by the Globe reveals the types of evidence gathered to show that he had fabricated data. The report also raises the question of whether there was sufficient oversight by supervisors.