Conflicts of Interest Review Committee (CIRC), Danforth

Helps to assure compliance with federal regulations and University and sponsoring agency policies and procedures governing financial conflicts of interest related to research

Committee Members

Amy Eyler, PhD Chair Public Health-Social Work

Arpita Bose, PhD  A&S – Biology

Amanda Cashen, MD Executive Chair, IRB

Roger Chamberlain, DSc SEAS- Computer Science & Engineering

Michael Gross, PhD  A&S – Chemistry

Jon Silva, PhD SEAS – Biomedical Engineering

Mitchell Sommers, PhD Arts & Sciences, Psychology Chair, Behavioral Subcommittee for IRB

Joseph Steensma, EdD Public Health-Social Work

Yinjie Tang  SEAS – Energy, Environmental & Chem. Engineering

Li Yang, PhD A&S – Physics

Ex-Officio Members

Mark Lowe, MD, PhD Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

Jeneane Braden Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Integrity & Ethics

Patricia Hastings, JD Assistant Vice Chancellor, Associate General Counsel (Legal Counsel to the CIRC)

Johnnie Cartwright Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Chief of Staff

Nichole Mercier, PhD Director, Office of Technology Management

Committee Staff

Alan Fellers Director, COI Program

Tim Rubbelke  Senior Research Compliance Specialist

Kathy Schaberg Research Compliance Specialist

Ashley Blackmore Research Compliance Specialist