The HRPP Process at the College of Staten Island


HRPP Review Process

  1. For submission processes, please see Submitting to the IRB for more information.
  2. For review processes, please see Review Types and Processes for more information.
  3. For faculty advisor responsibilities, please see Faculty Advisor Responsibilities for more information.
  4. For researcher qualifications and responsibilities, please see Principal Investigator (PI) Qualifications & Responsibilities and Researcher Responsibilities for more information.

The IACUC Submission Process at the College of Staten Island

IACUC Review Process

 

Initial Review Process

 

  • Submit an IACUC Animal Use Application to the IACUC through the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects, 6S-134. Electronic submissions of application are acceptable. However, a signed hard copy must be delivered to 6S-134 for the file. In addition, each investigator and their key personnel must complete CITI trainings, Working with the IACUC and Responsible Conduct of Research. Certifications of completion will be verified on-line by the IACUC Administrator. Only individuals with current CITI training certificates will be approved to work on the project.
  • Two members of the IACUC, assigned by the IACUC Chair, will review the application and the Administrator will inform you of the decision, usually within two weeks of receipt. If revisions are necessary, directions will be provided. Please note that every effort is made to move this process along. However, the speed of completion is dependent upon your speed of response to revisions.
  • If Full Committee review is needed, your proposal will be reviewed at a scheduled meeting. You will be informed of the IACUC's meeting date, time, and location. You are encouraged to be available to answer any questions the committee may have during the meeting. If minor revisions are needed, your proposal will be approved awaiting your revisions. If substantive revisions are needed, your proposal may need to be revised and resubmitted for review at the IACUC's next meeting.

Annual Update of Approval

  • Submit an IACUC Annual Application to the IACUC through the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects, 6S-134  30 days prior to the protocol's date of expiration. Electronic submissions of application are acceptable. However, a signed hard copy must be delivered to 6S-134 for the file. In addition, if an investigator or key personnel is added to the protocol, they must complete CITI trainings, Working with the IACUC and Responsible Conduct of Research. Certifications of completion will be verified on-line by the IACUC Administrator. Only individuals with current CITI training certificates will be approved to work on the project.
  • Two members of the IACUC Committee will review the application and the Administrator will inform you of the decision, usually within two weeks of receipt. If revisions are necessary, directions will be provided. Please note that every effort is made to move this process along. However, the speed of completion is dependent upon your speed of response to revisions.

Protocol Amendments or Modifications - Prior to the Expiration or Annual Review date

  • Submit an IACUC Amendment Application to the IACUC through the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects, 6S 134 prior to implementing any changes to your protocol. Electronic submissions of application are acceptable. However, a signed hard copy must be delivered to 6S-134 for the file. If the Amendment submitted included adding an investigator or key personnel to the protocol, they must complete CITI trainings, Working with the IACUC and Responsible Conduct of Research. Certifications of completion will be verified on-line by the IACUC Administrator. Only individuals with current CITI training certificates will be approved to work on the project.
  • If you wish to only add or remove an individual from the protocol, and make no other changes, you will still need to complete and submit an IACUC Amendment Form.
  • The IACUC Chair will review the application and the Administrator will inform you of the decision, usually within two weeks of receipt. If revisions are necessary, directions will be provided. Please note that every effort is made to move this process along. However, the speed of completion is dependent upon your speed of response to revisions.

Contact the IACUC office if you have questions or need additional instructions, 718-982-3867 or IACUC@csi.cuny.edu.