Policies and Compliance
Please refer to the following University polices and guidance, which can help to provide useful information regarding your research. For additional policies, important procedures and compliance information related to your research, please refer to the University Research Administration website.
University Research Related Policies
The University Research Administration helps to provide a clear identification of roles and responsibilities in the oversight of sponsored research projects is critical to an effective compliance structure.
The IBC is responsible for review, approval and surveillance of all research protocols at the University of Chicago involving the use of biohazardous materials including recombinant DNA, agents infectious to humans, animals or plants, and other genetically altered organisms and agents.
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) protects the rights and welfare of human research subjects recruited to participate in research activities. If you are not sure whether your project is human subjects research under the IRB regulations, please contact the relevant IRB office for guidance.