Research Integrity & Compliance

Committees & Meeting Schedules


Institutional Biosafety Committee

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) oversees the use of recombinant DNA technology, infectious agents, select agents, and biological toxins in research procedures conducted at or supported by the University of South Florida. All work involving the use of these materials must be registered with and reviewed by the IBC. 

2020 IBC Dates
Submission Deadline Scheduled Meetings
January 13 January 21
February 10 February 18
March 9 March 17
April 13 April 21
May 11 May 19
June 8 June 16
July 13 July 21
August 10 August 18
September 7 September 15
October 12 October 20
November 9 November 17
December 7 December 15

Submission Deadlines to Research Integrity & Compliance: These are the dates by which the protocol must be submitted in BiosafetyNet to be placed on that month’s meeting agenda.

Please direct questions and comments to the Biosafety Program or Debra Howeth, telephone (813) 974-5091, fax (813) 974-7091.


Conflict of Interest Program

The primary responsibility of the USF COI Committee is to review COI disclosures of investigators who conduct USF research (human subjects, animal and basic science) and to develop management plans with safeguards to ensure that the financial or personal interests disclosed by those investigators will not bias the design, conduct or reporting of the research.

USF Conflict of Interest in Research Committee Operating Procedures (PDF) 

COI Committee Meeting Schedule for 2020
RIC Conference Room, Suite 165
Board Meeting Dates Start Time
January 28, 2020 3:30 p.m.
February 25, 2020 3:30 p.m.
March 24, 2020 3:30 p.m.
April 28, 2020 3:30 p.m.
May 26, 2020 3:30 p.m.
June 23, 2020 3:30 p.m.
July 28, 2020 3:30 p.m.
August 25, 2020 3:30 p.m.
September 22, 2020 3:30 p.m.
October 27, 2020 3:30 p.m.
November 24, 2020 3:30 p.m.
December 15, 2020 3:30 p.m.

  IRB - Human Research Protection Program

  • Emergency meeting of the IRB’s B Board: Monday, March 30, 2020 - 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. at 3702 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 165.

  • 2020 IRB Meeting Schedule (PDF)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

NOTICE:
DRAFT application(s) (ACORP or USF) that will use VA resources (VA personnel, VA facilities, VA funding) should also be submitted to the VA R&D Committee at the same time the DRAFT application is submitted for veterinary pre-review.

University of South Florida's (USF) faculty and staff can now submit their Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocols electronically, allowing the transition from a paper submission process to a simpler, more efficient electronic IACUC (eIACUC) submission. This can now be submitted electronically through the Applications for Research Compliance (ARC) platform. Access the ARC portal.

Application Deadlines & Schedule of the IACUC - 2020
Veterinary Pre-Review
Submission Deadline
Research Integrity &
Compliance Submission Deadline
Scheduled IACUC
Meetings
January 9, 2020 January 16, 2020 January 24, 2020
February 13, 2020 February 20, 2020 February 28, 2020
March 12, 2020 March 19, 2020 March 27, 2020
April 9, 2020 April 16, 2020 April 24, 2020
May 14, 2020 May 21, 2020 May 29, 2020
June 11, 2020 June 18, 2020 June 26, 2020
July 9, 2020 July 16, 2020 July 24, 2020
August 13, 2020 August 20, 2020 August 28, 2020
September 10, 2020 September 17, 2020 September 25, 2020
October 8, 2020 October 15, 2020 October 23, 2020
November 5, 2020 November 12, 2020 November 20, 2020
November 26, 2020 December 3, 2020 December 11, 2020

April/May 2020 SAI IACUC Subcommittee Meetings (PDF)


Radiation Safety - Semiannual Committee Meetings

  • Next meeting: Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


USF Scientific Diving

Diving Control Board Meeting

Conference Call
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Conference bridge number: 813-974-7700
Participant security code: 599095

The conference start date and time is 2020.02.27 04:05 PM EST. This includes the Early Start Time. The duration for the conference call is 30 minutes.