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Jul
31
2019

NOT-OD-19-128 announces the upcoming HHS requirements and review considerations for NIH research applications (e.g. grants, cooperative agreements, and R&D contracts) that involve the proposed use of human fetal tissue obtained from elective abortions (HFT).

Apr
24
2019

NOT-OD-19-099 announces that effective January 6, 2019, the salary limitation for Executive Level II increased from $189,600 to $192,300.  The salary limitation applies to NIH grants, cooperative agreements, and extramural research and development contract awards.

Feb
01
2019

Effective with new funding received on or after July 1, 2019, UCSF administrative offices will categorize federally-funded Clinical Trials as Organized Research. This change is the result of an impact analysis and survey of UC campuses with medical centers following a review of the October 2014 revision by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to its definition of Clinical Trial.

Jan
29
2019

A partial federal government shutdown is in effect. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued a memorandum with the Status of Agency Operations. Click on the Read More to access contingency plans. We will provided updates when available.

Oct
21
2018

Version 11.0 of iRIS is now live.  The iRIS platform (including eProposal and IRB modules) has been upgrated witha new home screen.  

The iRIS-Help website has been updated with new training materials including:

  • For PIs: Approving Proposals
  • For Chairs/Delegates: Approving Proposals

Stay tuned for additional training materials. 

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