Faculty Research Forum: Regulations and Research

Navigating the regulations and requirements that pertain to research can be daunting, but help is available from campus experts and administrators. Conflict-of-interest and -commitment reporting affects all faculty and is a topic of increasing importance nationwide. In addition, faculty members who conduct research or who mentor students on projects involving human or animal subjects, or biological agents need to know how to successfully navigate the regulatory environments that oversee these areas of research and teaching. This discussion session will enable faculty members to meet administrators with expertise in each area, and learn about the institutional and individual responsibilities required for a successful research program.

  • Conflict of interest and commitment
  • Human subjects research
  • Use of animals in research
  • Foreign influence
  • Biohazards


Combined Session

Moderator:  Elizabeth Adams, Director, Office of Research and Project Administration

Additional participants:

  • Coleen Burrus, Director, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations
  • Karla Ewalt, Associate Dean for Research
  • Kelly Freidenfelds, Senior Associate Director, Corporate Engagement and  Foundation Relations
  • Sheera Gaskin, Assistant Director of Compliance, Research Integrity and Assurance
  • Michael Hodges, Associate Director, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations
  • Yibin Kang, Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology
  • Stuart Leland, Director, Research Integrity and Assurance
  • Chad Pettengill, Assistant Director, IRB, Research Integrity and Assurance
  • Joshua Rabinowitz, Professor of Chemistry and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
  • Bob Scalese, Senior Compliance Administrator, Research Integrity and Assurance
  • Jordan Taylor, Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Maureen Thompson-Siegel, Senior Grant and Contract Administrator, Office of Research and Project Administration