The Office of Research (OR) will be closed during the UC Irvine Winter Recess (December 24, 2013 through January 1, 2014).
Lead Researchers and administrative contacts should be mindful of this closure when planning proposal submissions and submissions to UCI regulatory committees. Please see the following deadlines for committee meetings scheduled shortly after the break:
• The next IRB submission deadline is December 12 for the January 10, 2014 IRB “B” meeting. The IRB “C” deadline is December 19 for the January 17, 2014 meeting. The IRB “A” deadline is January 2, 2014 for the January 30 meeting. For urgent issues involving human research protections during the Winter Break please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The next IACUC submission deadline is December 16 for the January 9, 2014 meeting. For urgent issues involving animals during the Winter Break, please call (949) 824-7788 and follow the instructions for reaching on-call ULAR staff
• The next hSCRO submission deadline is December 19 for the January 9, 2014 meeting.
• The next COIOC submission deadline is January 2, 2014 for the January 16 meeting.
Also, please visit the OR calendar @ http://apps.research.uci.edu/oracalendar/index.cfm for all 2014 meeting deadlines & dates.
Should you have any questions regarding funding opportunities with proposal submission deadlines that fall during the Winter Break, please contact the Contract and Grant Officer(s) assigned to your unit as soon as possible: http://apps.research.uci.edu/orastaff/staff.cfm?view_department=spda.
On behalf of everyone in the Office of Research, I wish you all the best during this holiday season.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research