All submissions must be made through the InfoEd protocol management and review system.
IACUC Meetings: Meetings are held twice a month. Following review by the IACUC, if a "Requires Modification to Secure Approval" (RMTSA) is determined, a "Designated Member Reviewer" (DMR) may work with the researcher until the submission
is approved. The submission may be returned to Full Committee Review (FCR) as another possible outcome if called for by an IACUC member.
New/Initial protocol: Submission may be made at anytime. The submission will be on
the UTMB IACUC Protocol Eform generated in the infoEd system. These submissions will be reviewed at a convened meeting of the IACUC.
Triennial Reviews: Every approved protocol must undergo a review every three years. The IACUC office forwards renewal notifications beginning 75-days from the expiration date. Submissions may be made only after receiving a request to
submit from the office. Notification are then forwarded approximately every 14-days thereafter until the submission is received. The submission will be on the UTMB IACUC Protocol Eform generated in the InfoEd system. These submissions will be reviewed
at a convened meeting of the IACUC.
Continuing Reviews: Continuing reviews are required on a
yearly basis for protocols that use USDA covered species. The IACUC
office forwards renewal notification beginning 30-days from the the end
of the year of the approval month. Notification
are then forwarded every 7-days thereafter until received.
Submission are completed by submitting the "Continuing form" through
InfoEd. These submission are review by DMR and do not go to a FCR. Those
not submitted by the end of the month they are
due, will be forwarded to the IACUC committee on non-compliance.