Final Rule Announcement

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:31am
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 - 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.

Holiday Break Schedule

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 9:13am
The Office of Research Protections will be closed from Monday, December 21, until Friday, January 1, 2016.  We will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016.  Any submissions received after Wednesday, December 16, will not be reviewed until the...

NPRM Comment Period Extended by 30 Days

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 8:51am
The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the comment period for the Protection of Human Subjects Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for 30 days, they will receive comments until January 6, 2016. 

The Office of Research Protections Has Moved!

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 9:52am
The Office of Research Protections has moved.  We remain in the same building and in the same suite, but we have changed offices.  Our new office numbers are as follows: Robin Tyndall, Room #376 and Monica Molina, Room #374. Unfortunately...


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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