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The Office of Research Support (ORS) does not administer or oversee HOP policy 5-2011 or training related to the policy. ORS administers HOP policy 7-1210, “Promoting Objectivity in Research by Managing, Reducing or Eliminating Financial Conflicts of Interest” so if you conduct research and have:

  1. Not submitted a Financial Interest Disclosure (FID), you will need to complete mandatory training and file a FID. Instructions for completing these requirements are located at http://www.utexas.edu/research/rsc/coi/training.html.
  2. Previously submitted a FID, you are not required to complete additional training nor re-disclose the same information to comply with the UTS 180/HOP 5-2011 policy requirements.   However, you may have other responsibilities under that policy.

HOP policy 5-2011 QUESTIONS? Contact the Provost’s Office evpp_coi@austin.utexas.edu or call Janet Dukerich, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at (512) 232-3310.

Biosafety Conference Set for May 14, 2008

“What PIs and IBCs Need to Know about Today’s Biosafety Issues”

Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. [Registration/Meet & Greet from 8:30-9 a.m.]
Location: ACES 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium), The University of Texas at Austin main campus

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) of The University of Texas at Austin invites all Principal Investigators, Research Compliance Officers, Institutional Officials, IACUC/IRB/IBC Members and Biosafety Officers to attend a valuable information and discussion seminar regarding compliance and biosafety issues in academia.

The conference is FREE and includes snacks, lunch, and program materials.

Topics include:

Speakers are:

  • Dr. Robbin Weyant, Director of Select Agents and Toxins, Centers for Disease Control
  • Dr. Bruce Whitney, Institutional Biological Safety Officer and Responsible Official, Texas A&M University
  • Mr. Christopher Johnsen, Director of Research Government Affairs, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Ms. Dee Zimmerman, Environmental Health & Safety Consultant, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Ms. Tam Johnson, Occupational Health Nurse Manager, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Everyone is welcome, but SEATING IS LIMITED. To attend the Research Enhancement & Development Conference, register online.

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