The mission of the Office of Research Integrity is to provide
education and support to advance the quality of research conduct by
focusing on the regulatory and ethical issues related to human, animal
and translational research activities.
We are dedicated to ensuring that research is compliant with
university policies, applicable regulations and international standards.
This site was developed to guide WCM-Q Researchers (principal
investigator, coordinator, assistant, student researcher, etc.) through
the types of oversight that may influence the planning and conduct of
The pages that follow define expectations, provide links to resources
and outline responsibilities for compliance as a result of the nature
and type of research.
In addition, they provide an introduction to entities that support the integrity of research conduct and include the following:
Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Research involving Human Subjects
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) for Research involving Animals
- Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) for Research involving Infectious Agents, Biohazards, DNA/RNA
Please note that relevant approvals or exemption(s) of oversight must
be obtained and training(s) completed before any research activity can
The Office of Research Integrity can be contacted at email@example.com