IRB submissions - Processing delays due to holidays

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:59am
Hello, Any non-exempt IRB submissions after 12/15/17 at 4:00pm will not be reviewed until January 2018. We will continue to review and process exempt IRB studies, but due to the holiday closure, some of these submissions may also see delays in...

Update On Final Rule Announcement

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 10:11am
The Final Rule Implementation date remains January 20th, 2018; however, the Trump Administration has not reviewed the changes as of yet. So while the Final Rule is published on the Federal Register, all changes are on hold until the administration...
Hello, Any submission submitted in IRBIS after noon on Friday 11/3/17 may have their review delayed up to a week. We will try to process any submissions as soon as we can, and should be back to the normal review schedule on 11/13/17. Thank you for...

New Staff in the Office of Research Protections!

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 1:24pm
We are pleased to announce Dennis Gabriels has joined our office as Compliance Coordinator.  Dennis comes to us by way of Albany, NY where his previous position involved federal housing regulatory compliance.  Dennis will assist with IRB...

IRB Turnaround update

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 12:08pm
The IRB Office is experiencing a high volume of requests for review and we are training a new staff member.  Please note expected IRB turnaround is currently 7-10 calendar days for exempt, 10-14 for expedited.  Full Board reviews are based...

Change in IRB Chair

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 11:47am
The Office of Research Protections announces a change in Chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB).  Dr. Lisa Curtin is stepping down after 17 years of service on the IRB.  We are grateful for her support and wish her well.  Dr....
On Tuesday, July 18th , from 7:00 PM to 12:00 AM, ERA will be performing a major upgrade to AIR, upgrading it to Version 3.0. Because of the extensiveness of the upgrade, all ERA Systems (RAMSES, AIR, IRBIS) will be unavailable during the...

New Staff in Office of Research Protections!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 12:46pm
We are excited to introduce Shante' Mathes as the newest member of Research Protections.  Shante' is the new Assistant Director for IACUC and IBC programs.  She comes to us by way of the USDA and brings a veterinary science and research...
IRBIS, AIR, RAMSeS, and other eRA related systems will be down starting Friday, April 14th at 10:00 pm through Sunday, April 16th. Developers through the Chapel Hill ORIS Office will be upgrading the database servers. These upgrades should improve...

Office of Research Staff Training- April 4th-7th

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 9:33am
The Office of Research Protections will be operating with reduced staff from Tuesday, April 4th until Friday, April 7th due to staff trainings. Compliance Coordinator, William Ward will be in office during the week of April 3rd-7th, please direct...


Director of Research Protections
Robin Tyndall

Assistant Director of Research Protections
Monica Molina

Assistant Director of IACUC and IBC Programs
Shante' Mathes

Compliance Coordinator
Dennis Gabriels

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