Name: Cecilia Bruce
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Name: Adana F. Brown
Project Coordinator II
Email: brown email@example.com
Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) = The purpose of the CPHS is to review research proposals involving human subjects and to ensure that proper precautions will be taken to ensure the safety and rights of participants. Such review is intended to emphasize the important role of ethics in conducting research as well as to protect the participants, researchers, advisors, and the university against potential risks and liabilities.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) = According to U.S. federal law, institutions that use laboratory animals for research or instructional purposes must establish an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) to oversee and evaluate all aspects of the institution's animal care and use program. Each institution that receives Public Health Service (PHS) support for activities involving vertebrate animals or is subject to the authority of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) must operate an animal care and use program with clear lines of authority and responsibility. The program must include:
Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) = The RSC collectively assumes responsibility from the standpoint of radiological safety for the University involving radioactivity or radiation-producing devices. The Committee reviews and approves applications for Radioactive Material License (or License Renewal),and amendments to the radioactive materials license to be submitted to the Texas Bureau of Radiation Control. The committee reviews and grants permission or disapproves the use of radioactivity or radiation producing devices within Texas Southern University, the Committee reviews and prescribes special conditions, requirements and restrictions that will be necessary to protect TSU personnel and the general population from health hazards associated with radioactivity and radiation producing devices located at Texas Southern University, including but not restricted to accelerators, reactors and x-ray devices. Such condition requirements and restrictions shall be made in accordance with State, Federal and City regulations. The committee prepares and disseminates information on radiological protection and provides training for the use and guidance of staff and students, the committee reviews and approves the Radiation Safety Manual. When and where necessary the Committee has the authority to form a Radiation Subcommittee to develop and propose amendments to the Radiation Safety Manual as deemed required.
Chemical and Biological Safety Committee
University Research Committee (URC ) = The University Research Committee consists of research coordinators from each College/ School along with the Associate Provost for Research. The Research Committee is responsible for the oversight, implementation and refinement of the University’s Comprehensive Research Plan. Additionally, they periodically evaluate the research agenda and facilitate the Seed Grant award process.
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