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Research Protections and Compliance

The Research Protections and Compliance program promotes the responsible conduct of research through education, College of Charleston policies and procedures, and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations. The office provides support for the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Research Participants (IRB), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).

Human Research Protection Program and the IRB
Vertebrate Animals and the IACUC
Biosafety and the IBC
Financial Conflict of Interest
Responsible Conduct of Research
Export Controls

College of Charleston Policies

Care and Use of Vertebrate Animals in Research and Instruction
External Requests to Recruit Research Participants
Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure (NSF and PHS funded research)
Protection of Human Research Participants
Responsible Conduct of Research
Biosafety
Ethics Policy

Links to Federal Agencies

Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
USDA Animal and Plant Inspection Service (APHIS)
Bureau of Industry and Security, US Department of Commerce
NIH Biosafety, Biosecurity, and Emerging Biotechnology

For further information contact

Compliance@cofc.edu
Research Protections and Compliance
Office of Research and Grants Administration
Office location: 407-D BellSouth Building