IMPORTANT: Beginning September 6, 2016 all new protocol applications must be submitted using IRBIS online protocol application submission system. Modifications/amendments to new protocols must be submitted through IRBIS.
NOTE: The deadline dates for submitting materials have changed.
Protocol applications which require review by the full IRB Committee must be submitted per the deadlines for submitting materials as detailed in the table below.
What type of protocol would require full IRB Committee review?
Protocols that do not fit into the Exempt or Expedited Review Categories or studies involving more complex research designs, addressing sensitive issues and/or involving vulnerable populations (e.g., children, persons with mental disabilities, etc.).
IRB Meeting Date
Location: 135 Cameron
Deadline for Materials:
All study materials should be submitted by the close of business day
of the specified dates below.
|September 11||August 30|
|October 2||September 20|
|November 13||November 1|
|December 11||November 29|
|January 8||December 20|
|February 12||January 31|
|March 12||February 28|
|April 9||March 28|
|May 14||May 2|
|June 11||May 30|
The full IRB Committee generally does not meet in July & August.
Protocol applications may be submitted throughout the summer. Protocols that do not require Full Committee review continue to be reviewed during the summer (Exempt reviews and Expedited reviews).
Research studies which pose a higher level of risk to participants and which require review by the full IRB committee at a convened meeting may be submitted for pre-review if ample time is allowed (2 weeks minimum before the submission deadline).
If you have questions, contact:
Barry Rowan, Associate Compliance Director, 704-687-8270
Marie Dilan, IRB Protocol Coordinator, 704-687-8341
Cat Runden, Compliance Program Manager (IRB), 704-687-1871