Just because you work in a lab doesn’t mean you get to call the data you produce your own. Ask Constantin Heil.
Problems like this can be compounded if your institution’s policy affords HDR candidates shared ownership for data generated as part of their studies. Does your institution have resources to mitigate this? We have included two resources from an Australia institution.
Heil — who is now working in Switzerland for a company called SOPHiA Genetics — used some of those data to publish a 2019 article, “Hedgehog pathway permissive conditions allow generation of immortal cell lines from granule cells derived from cancerous and non-cancerous cerebellum,” in a peer-reviewed journal, Open Biology, which belongs to the Royal Society.