Research Integrity & Compliance
Committees & Meeting Schedules
- Institutional Biosafety Committee
- Conflict of Interest Program
- IRB - Human Research Protection Program
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
- Radiation Safety Committee
- Research Integrity & Compliance Procedure for Appearances Before the Committees (PDF)
- Diving Control Board
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.
|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.
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.
|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.|
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)
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.
|Research Integrity &
Compliance Submission Deadline
|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|
- Next meeting: Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Diving Control Board Meeting
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.