UCO IRB is migrating submissions to a completely online format. Researchers will electronically sign and submit IRB Applications. The website is IRBManager, please click here to be redirected.


IRB Meeting Schedule
Spring 2018

February 7

March 7

April 4

May 2

All applications requiring full board review must be received in the ORIC office 10 days before the IRB Meeting.


IRB Members 2018

IRB Membership §46.107(a) of Federal Regulations

 Each IRB shall have at least five members, with varying backgrounds to promote complete and adequate review of research activities commonly conducted by the institution. The IRB shall be sufficiently qualified through the experience and expertise of its members, and the diversity of the members, including consideration of race, gender, and cultural backgrounds and sensitivity to such issues as community attitudes, to promote respect for its advice and counsel in safeguarding the rights and welfare of human subjects. In addition to possessing the professional competence necessary to review specific research activities, the IRB shall be able to ascertain the acceptability of proposed research in terms of institutional commitments and regulations, applicable law, and standards of professional conduct and practice. The IRB shall therefore include persons knowledgeable in these areas.