Dean's Office/Designee

Animal welfare:

  • Promotes University animal welfare compliance efforts and programs within the college/school

Biosafety/Recombinant and Synthetic DNA Molecules:

  • Promotes University biosafety efforts and programs within the college/school
  • Promotes compliance with federal, state, sponsor, and UU regulations regarding the use of rDNA

Conflict of interest:

  • Monitors conflicts of interest within the college/school
  • Promotes University conflict of interest efforts and programs

Data and safety monitoring:

  • Promotes University compliance efforts and programs regarding human subjects protection within college/school, as relevant

Education and training:

  • Promotes education and training for all personnel involved in research in college/school

Environmental health and safety:

  • Ensures non-departmental areas under their management are in compliance with University health and safety policies, practices, and programs

Financial management of research:

  • Approves changes in stewardship of primary data
  • Approves transfer of equipment if PI leaves University
  • Approves sources of cost sharing/matching funds
  • Provides guidance in sponsored project matters that cannot be resolved at the department level
  • Promotes University compliance programs and efforts regarding research grants management

Human gene transfer:

  • Promotes compliance with federal, state, sponsor and UU regulations regarding the safety and welfare of human subjects

Human subjects:

  • Promotes compliance with federal, state, sponsor and UU regulations regarding the safety and welfare of human subjects

Human tissue samples:

  • Promotes compliance with the University policy on human tissue samples

Patents and inventions:

  • Promotes compliance with federal, state, sponsor and UU regulations regarding technology transfer

Radiation safety:

  • Promotes compliance with federal, state, sponsor and UU regulations regarding radiation safety

Sponsored projects administration:

  • In the circumstance where a Principal Investigator does not have a department Chair or center Director, the Dean (or designee) of the PI's college/school assumes the Chair/Director's responsibilities for sponsored projects administration
  • Promotes compliance with federal, state, sponsor and UU regulations regarding administration of sponsored projects