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$8.8 million in Research Funded Projects

$6 Million

Research Funded Projects

Federal, State and Private

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Book Office of Research ODU Research Foundation Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Human Subjects Review Committee Members:

  • John Baaki, Ph.D., Chair
  • Eddie Hill, Ph.D., Member
  • Cherng-Jyh Yen, Ph.D., Member
  • Angela Eckhoff, Ph.D., Member
  • Jason Sawyer, Member
  • Kristin Gansle, Member

To submit an exempt application, applicants should complete the following steps:

  1. Fill out the application for exempt research via the IRBNet site.
  2. Provide a description of the research protocol, cover letter, informed consent (if applicable), survey and questionnaires, and other documents relevant to the project.
  3. Attach or link CITI certificates for all researchers involved in the project. CITI certificates are valid for two years and should be maintained throughout the duration of the proposed project.
  4. Upload all documents and submit the application via the IRBNet site.
  5. The application package must be signed by the Responsible Project Investigator. Graduate students are not allowed to sign the application package.

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