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Campus Memorandum


Effective January 1, 2019, all faculty involved in sponsored research must complete the following: Conflict of Interest (COI) online training which will require an online refresher course to be completed every 4 years.

In addition, all faculty and students involved in sponsored research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) must complete the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) online training which also requires completing an online refresher course every 4 years.

Finally, those faculty and students involved in sponsored research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the following programs: D43, D71, F05, F30, F31, F32, F33, F34, F37, F38, K01, K02, K05, K07, K08, K12, K18, K22, K23, K24, K25, K26, K30, K99/R00, KL1, KL2, R25, R36, T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, TU2, and U2R must complete both the online RCR training AND an in-class course, PDBIO 570. Completing a refresher course will be required at each stage of training (e.g., graduate, postdoc, etc.) or every 4 years, whichever comes sooner.

The online COI and RCR courses are offered through CITI which can be accessed by faculty and students with their BYU credentials (NetID and Password) at the following URL: https://orca.byu.edu/research/tutorial.php

The online training is now available. Faculty and students are encouraged to complete their applicable training prior to January 2019 to ensure sponsored research funding will not be withheld.

Thank you,

Gene R. Larson


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