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 - 1:46pm
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 - 10:33am
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...

USDA scrubs inspection reports from its website

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 10:24am
On Friday, February 3rd, the USDA removed inspection reports and other data about the treatment of animals at thousands of zoos, research labs, dog breeding operations and other facilities. "In a statement, the USDA’s Animal and Plant...
"New TSA requirement blocks passengers from bringing laptops, iPads, Kindles and cameras, with a lack of specifics on whether flight crews are included in rule. The requirement forbids passengers from bringing laptops, iPads, Kindles and even...

Final Rule Announcement

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 12:31pm
On Wednesday, January 18th, the federal government released the Final Rule for research with human subjects.  For more information, please see the Final Rule Announcement page in our menu under the Human Subjects tab. 

New Compliance Coordinator, William Ward

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 6:06pm
We are excited to announce that William Ward has joined our team as the new Compliance Coordinator, effective October 14.  William will be assisting us with the first review of IRB submissions, Conflict of Interest Disclosures, and Export...
The Office of Research Protections will be operating with a reduced staff from Monday, September 19 until Thursday, September 22 due to staff trainings. On Friday, September 23 no staff member will be physically in the office, therefore please feel...

Welcome to the IRB Information System, or IRBIS!

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 7:01pm
Dear Research Community, The IRB Office is pleased to announce that beginning January 28, all new requests for review can be processed in the IRB Information System, or IRBIS. Please click here to link/bookmark the login to IRBIS. Use...


Director of Research Protections
Robin Tyndall

Assistant Director of Research Protections
Monica Molina

Assistant Director of IACUC and IBC Programs
Shante' Mathes

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