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The UH Office of Research Compliance will be conducting an interactive Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training session on Friday, April 6, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Hemenway Hall, UH Manoa.
A guidelines/checklist is now available to assist investigators and instructors in completing animal use protocols for submission in TOPAZ. The link to the checklist can be found on the IACUC Protocol (TOPAZ) page. The checklist itself is here:
Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:
Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM (HST)
The Misconduct: Lessons from researcher rehab article by James M. Dubois, PhD, ScD and colleagues provides insights into common compliance situations that can get good researchers into trouble.
Ride the Wave: April 15th eProtocol™ to be launched for Human Research Protocol submissions and IRB review
The Office of Research Compliance now has new logos and colors. The design change reflects the reorganization of ORC under the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation.
Ed You, Supervisory Special Agent for the FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate at the Biological Countermeasures Unit in Washington, D.C, to give a talk at Sullivan Conference Center, UH Cancer Center on Tuesday, February 23 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Online help and links have been added to the current IACUC protocol request form and will be updated as needed. Any question that has help available will have a question mark (?) button.
A New Bill for Research
Two high-level reviews of biosafety and biosecurity practices call for several improvements in the laboratory oversight system.
The Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS) criteria of NIH grant applications, cooperative agreements and contract proposals have been simplified.
New federal regulations require institutions to adopt policies and procedures for oversight of dual use research of concern (DURC). Dual use refers to research conducted for legitimate purposes that could be used for benevolent or harmful purposes. Dual use research of concern is that which could be misused to threaten public health and safety.