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Welcome to Darnall Medical Library: Scientific Communication Lectures

Providing quality information and services to support the readiness and care of the Uniformed Services and their families.

Scientific Communication lectures are offered to WRNMMC researchers and residents. Dr. Tmanova can conduct the educational program analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of learning programs to identify the learning gap in WRNMMC post-graduate trainees and develop learning solutions to enhance military medicine education. Dr. Tmanova has subject-specific expertise and experience in the pathobiology, microbiology, molecular biology, veterinary science, food science, information sciences, information technology, and information technology education. 

If you have questions about the development of educational program, educational curriculum, and scientific communication lectures, please contact informationist,​ Dr. Tmanova. 

Darnall Medical Library Course Calendar

Lectures are taught using DoD's Commercial Virtual Remote Environment Microsoft Teams. 

  • Conducting Research

This lecture introduces the process of conducting research, development of the research question and hypothesis, literature analysis, research methods, data management, and research integrity.

  • Ethics in Academic Writing and Publication

This lecture introduces the standards and guidelines of ethical writing, research theft and predatory publishing, plagiarism, research integrity in writing and communicating research and research data, copyright and intellectual property rights, research integrity, and research forensics used for the detection of plagiarism. 

  • Scientific Writing: Academic Article

This lecture is an introduction to the writing an academic article, submission and review, authorship guidelines, copyright and intellectual property rights, research integrity, and ethics of publication.

  • Scientific Communication

This lecture is an introduction to the development of  a scientific presentation for communication of scholarly research.

  • Citation Management

This lecture introduces the fundamentals of citation management. 

  • Medical Genetics Resources I

This lecture describes the National Center for Biotechnology Information molecular databases on medical genetics, genetic tests, and laboratories.

  • Research Data Management

This lecture introduces a concept of data-driven research, research data management, data management planning for grant proposals, and DoD biomedical research and data policy.

  • Conducting a Systematic Review

This lecture provides an overview of the purpose, structure, components, process of a systematic review, and systematic review standards and guidelines for conducting a systematic review.

  • Research Question for Scientific Study

This lecture introduces the process of research question development and planning the literature analysis for scientific studies. 

  • Systematic Review Protocol

This lecture introduce the concepts of protocol development for a systematic reviews, protocol registration with Cochrane and PROSPERO, and standards and guidelines for writing a systematic review.

  • Literature Searching: Web of Science

This lecture introduces the literature searching strategies for the exploration of published literature using Web of Science databases for the development of the scientific study.  

  • Literature Informatics

This lecture introduces the analysis of multidisciplinary literature, information management, and information synthesis for the development of research studies.

  • Literature Review

This lecture is introduction to principles and methodology for conduction of literature review, analysis of literature, planning literature review, research development, literature analysis and synthesis, and writing literature review draft.

Schedule of Scientific Communication Lectures


Lectures are taught using the DoD's Teams O365.
Registration at the Scientific Lecture Course Calendar 


If you have questions about the scientific communication lectures, please contact informationist,​ Dr. Tmanova. 

Inclusive Learning Community

To enhance our inclusive learning community we are constantly looking to improving teaching and learning experience. 

The lecture evaluation is a voluntary survey. This information would help us to enhance the lecture content, update lectures, and promote graduate students and post-graduate trainees learning engagement.

If you have questions and recommendations, please contact   
Dr. Tmanova. 

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