IRB Schedule of Meetings

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
Time: 12:30-2:30
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