Human Tissue Samples

Principal investigator:

  • Assure that consent is obtained for banking of samples, with options for banking with no identifiers, banking with identifiers, or banking with identifiers but future use contingent on donor's consent
  • Assure that potential for financial gain is specified in consent

Other research personnel: N/A

Department/center/project financial officer: N/A

Department chair/center director:

  • Promotes university compliance efforts and program regarding acquisition, use, storage and re-use of human tissue samples for research

Deans office/designee:

  • Promotes university compliance efforts and program regarding acquisition, use, storage and re-use of human tissue samples for research

Executive administration:

  • The Vice President for Research is responsible for all matters of policy regarding acquisition, use, storage and re-use of human tissue samples for research
  • Promotes university compliance efforts and program regarding acquisition, use, storage and re-use of human tissue samples for research

Conflict of Interest committee: N/A

Environmental Health and Safety, Department: N/A

Governmental Accounting and Support Services: N/A

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee / Animal Resource Center: N/A

Institutional Review Board:

  • Requires that consent is obtained for banking of samples, with options for banking with no identifiers, banking with identifiers, or banking with identifiers but future use contingent on donor's consent
  • Requires that potential for financial gain is specified in consent

Office of Internal Audit: N/A

Radiological Health, Department: N/A

Institutional Biosafety Committee: N/A

Office of Sponsored Projects:

  • Assures appropriate language for all project awards for use and ownership of human tissue samples as per University policy
  • Coordinates Principal Investigator and IRB as necessary
  • Verifies review and approval of use of human tissue samples as per agency requirements and University policies

Technology Transfer Office: N/A