Note: OPRS has updated the UIC informed consent templates to meet the requirements of the revised Federal Regulations (Common Rule).  Effective immediately, the revised informed consent templates are to be used for all Initial Review submissions (including any new applications and in-process responses to modifications or deferrals).  When preparing a Continuing Review or Amendment, refer to the table.   Additionally, the Initial Review, Continuing Review, Claim of Exemption, and Determination applications, along with Appendix D and Appendix K, have been revised to reflect the Common Rule changes. Please ensure that you are using the most recent versions of these documents when preparing a new submission.


The Office for the Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS) provides administrative support for the review and approval of research protocols (experiments) involving humans and human embryonic stem cells (hES). We help ensure that regulations are adhered to for the protection and welfare of subjects, investigators, and the University. Before you conduct these types of research, please verify that you meet the training requirements and have your protocol approved by the designated committees.


IRB Announcements

Job Announcement - Information Technology Technical Associate (IT Development)

Jul 24

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) at the University of Illinois at Chicago, located in a large metropolitan area, is seeking a full-time Information Technology Technical Associate (IT Development) to assist the department by providing technical leadership in the analysis, design, and implementation of software design solutions, as well as manage all phases of software development life-cycle including design, implementation, deployment, development, testing and maintenance.

UIC DPI Cycle 1 Seed Funding Program Awards

Mar 4

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the winners of the UIC Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) Cycle 1 Seed Funding Program. The number and quality of proposals submitted by UIC faculty demonstrated the enthusiasm for research that supports the DPI mission, and promotes commercialization and entrepreneurship within our research enterprise.

IRB Deadlines

IRB 1 Submission for 10/2/19 Meeting

Sep 18

IRB 2 Submission for 10/3/19 Meeting

Sep 19

IRB 3 Submission for 10/08/19 Meeting

Sep 24