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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
  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 or call Mike Kerker, Associate Vice Provost at (512) 471-2694.

ORS News

RC 397 - OLAW Webinar: Regulatory Considerations for Using Pharmaceutical Products in Research Involving Laboratory Animals

Date: June 4, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: FAC 426HH

Topics: Speakers Dorothy Bailey and Neal Bataller from the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine will discuss the legal options for use of drugs in laboratory research animals and the regulatory status of drugs.

To register, visit or search for RC 397 in TXClass.

Change in Full Board Review Study Packet Submissions

Investigators submitting full board proposals are no longer required to submit 20 paper copies of their submission packets. Researchers are requested to submit one paper or electronic copy (pdf only) of their entire proposal to the Office of Research Support by the submission deadline.

Paper Submission Information:

Office of Research Support
Building and Room: FAC 426
Campus Mail Code: A3200

Electronic Submission (pdf only):

If you have any questions about this change, please contact the IRB Program Coordinator assigned to your department.

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