SBIR/STTR Guidelines

Guidelines for Faculty Participation in SBIR and STTR Background Washington University (WU) is committed to the enhancement and support of faculty efforts to translate the results of their research to benefit the community and enhance public good. The federally funded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs encourage domestic small […]

Common Rule: Human Subjects Protections Update

After five years of effort, federal agencies have published the final rules for the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, more commonly known as the Common Rule. The new rule was published on January 19, 2017, with most changes going into effect one year later on January 19, 2018. The federal Office for Human Research […]

Uniform Guidance

On December 26, 2013, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released the “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Rewards,” also known as the Uniform Guidance; the Uniform Guidance consolidated and superseded eight OMB Circulars, including Circulars A-21, A-110 and A-133.The OMB’s Uniform Guidance became effective December 26, 2014. Please send any comments or questions […]

Rights and Responsibilities of Individuals Involved in Research Misconduct Proceedings

December 10, 2010 Complainant/Witness Respondent Individuals providing requested information Research Integrity Officer Members on the Committee on Research Integrity Research Ethics and Compliance Office (RECO) Vice Chancellor for Research Deans Department Heads Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and General Counsel (OGC) Legal counsel/advisor for the respondent Complainant/Witness Rights Protection from retaliation for his/her activities […]

Financial Disclosure Procedure

Washington University Annual Financial Disclosure Statement is required: For all covered individuals who have any type of WUSTL appointment, the disclosure statement can be accessed through RMS at System instructions are available on the Financial Disclosure System page. If the individual is transferring to Washington University, an appointment can be entered into the Human Resources Management […]

Monitoring Procedures

Originally effective: January 1, 2007 Last updated: April 26, 2018 Washington University (WU) monitors compliance with FCOI management plans to verify management plan activities have been appropriately implemented in accordance with the prescribed strategies in the following circumstances or as required by the CIRC: All research involving human subjects When the significant financial interest (SFI) being […]

Request Information Available to the Public

Washington University (WUSTL) shall provide to any requestor written information about Financial Conflicts of Interest, which were determined to be a Financial Conflict of Interest related to Public Health Services (PHS)-funded research on or after August 24, 2012, in accordance with 42 CFR Part 50 and 45 CFR Part 90 and this procedure. Information concerning Financial […]