IRB: Institutional Review Board

IBC: Institutional Biosafety Committee

Other Resources

CITI Human Subjects Research.  To fully understand the laws and ethics related to human research, training is available.

Office for Human Research Protections  (OHRP) provides US Department of Health and Human Services links to various compliance, social topics, and special issues of interest to researchers conducting any type of research involving human subjects.

Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
The ORI develops policies, procedures and regulations related to the detection, investigation, and prevention of research misconduct and the responsible conduct of research.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) provides forms, guidelines, and training for animal researchers.

MSU: Strategies to Preserve Patent Protection

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR)
Human subjects research and Institutional Review Board regulations are federally governed by:

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