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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...

USDA scrubs inspection reports from its website

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 9:24am
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...

New Compliance Coordinator, William Ward

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:06pm
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 - 6:01pm
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...

Limited availability of the new IRB online application

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 10:29am
The online IRB application is nearly ready for campus use, but the weather issues delayed our ability fully implement all functionality.  If you have an expedited or full board study to enter, and would like access to the tool, please email us...

IRB Office will be Closed January 11-15

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Office of Research Protections will not be receiving new IRB submissions during the week of January 11-15.  You may still submit an IRB, but you will not receive any confirmation until Tuesday, January 19.  We will utilize this time to...

CITI Training Refresher Course Due by January 12

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 4:04pm
Please remember to complete your CITI Training Refresher course by Tuesday, January 12, 2016.  Appalachian State University requires that researchers take a refresher course every three years from the date of initial training.

Contact

Director of Research Protections
Robin Tyndall
828-262-2692
tyndallrs@appstate.edu

Assistant Director of Research Protections
Monica Molina
828-262-4060
molinamm@appstate.edu

Assistant Director of IACUC and IBC Programs
Shante' Mathes
828-262-2901
mathessc@appstate.edu

Compliance Coordinator
Dennis Gabriels
828-262-2721
gabrielsdl@appstate.edu

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