Research Tracks

A publication of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University

August 19, 2014
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OVPR announces administrative changes involving research compliance

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced a number of administrative changes aimed at helping investigators and committee members navigate the sometimes complex landscape of research compliance. Deborah Holland, assistant vice provost for research, director of compliance, … Continue reading

August 9, 2013
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NIH updates grant and contract guidelines for animal research

The National Institutes of Health have revised their grant and contract submission requirements based on the 2013 update to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s guidelines for the euthanasia of research animals. Beginning September 1, 2013, the Vertebrate Animal Section of … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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CITI training website to be temporarily unavailable beginning July 29

CITI, the online compliance training tool, will undergo a major software upgrade beginning July 29 at approximately 10:00 a.m. CDT.┬áThe planned changes will update many features of the CITI platform, and provide a new user interface across the site. According … Continue reading

May 9, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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IACUC requires new CITI training module for faculty working with fish

As part of its mission to assure humane treatment of vertebrate animals used in research or instruction, Baylor’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) requires prospective investigators to complete online training modules. All investigators who submit protocols to IACUC … Continue reading