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1. Introduction
2. Setting up Office and Research Space
3. Obtaining Regulatory Committee Approvals
4. Finding, Obtaining, and Managing Money
5. Being Responsible
6. Leaving or Transferring Funds/Specimens Out of UCSF
 
School of Medicine Clinical and Translational Research

THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH

RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR HANDBOOK

1. Introduction

 

2. Setting up Office and Research Space
  2.1  What should I do before I get to UCSF?
  2.2  What should I do once I arrive at UCSF?
  2.3   What Research Support Services are available?
3. Obtaining Regulatory Committee Approvals
  3.1 Making Sense of the Regulations
  3.2 What is RIO and Research Online?
  3.3 Working with Biologicals
  3.4  Working with Chemicals
  3.5  Working with Radioactive Materials
  3.6 Working with Radioactive Materials in Humans
  3.7 Working with Controlled Substances
  3.8 Working with Animals
  3.9 Involving Human Subjects in Research
  3.10 Serving on the Committees
  3.11 Working with UCSF's Affiliates
4. Finding, Obtaining, and Managing Money
  4.1 Fiscal Responsibility
  4.2 Pre-award: How do I find and ask for funds?
  4.3 Post-award: How do I manage funding awards?
  4.4 Working with Industry
  4.5 Minimizing financial conflicts of interest
  4.6 Intellectual Property
5. Being Responsible
  5.1 Ethical Conduct of Research
  5.2 Authorship and Publication
  5.3 Confidentiality and Privacy
  5.4 Data Management: Research Records
  5.5 Training in Responsible Conduct of Research
  5.6 Guidelines for Lab Notebooks
6. Leaving or Transferring Funds/Specimens Out of UCSF:
  6.1 Process for closing research programs
  6.2 Closing the laboratory
  6.3 Closing animal research studies
  6.4 Closing human research studies
  6.5 Transfer of biological specimens and protocols to another institution
  6.6 Closing fund accounts, grants, and contracts
  6.7 Transfer of grants to another institution
Appendices
  I UCSF Acronyms
  II UCSF Research Links
  III Access to Library Services and Resources
  IV Whistleblower Policies and Procedures