The RAC offices will also be closed for the afternoon, beginning at 12 noon, on Friday, December 16, 2011.
SPO Proposal Submission
SPO will process proposals due in December 2011 and January 2012 according to the VCR’s five-day proposal submission policy with the following exceptions:
- For proposals with deadlines that fall during the curtailment period (Saturday, December 24 through Sunday, January 1), the due date to SPO will be no later than noon Monday, December 19, 2011.
- For proposals due the first week of January 2012, the due date to SPO shall be FIVE FULL BUSINESS DAYS. For example, if the due date is 5 pm on Monday, January 2, 2012, the SPO deadline is no later than noon on Tuesday, December 20, 2011. Proposals due Tuesday, January 3 shall be received no later than noon Wednesday, December 21, and so on.
COI Disclosure Submission
In order to be on the agenda for any meeting, complete disclosure packets must be received no later than 10 working days prior to the date of the meeting.
- The deadline for submission for the December 15, 2011 meeting is December 1, 2011.
Please note that all protocols and protocol revisions must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 pm on the deadline date. If you wish to make changes to an approved protocol, you must first contact the Office for Animal Care and Use (OACU) to obtain a copy of the current approved version of your protocol. Failure to do so may result in your protocol being returned to you.
- The deadline for full committee review of protocol submissions for the January 18, 2012 meeting is Monday, December 5, 2011.
- Likewise, the deadline for protocol submission for the February 15, 2012 meeting is January 3, 2012.
Important: if your study is “greater than minimal risk” needing full board review and the approval will expire before January 20, 2012, you must submit your renewal application in time for review at a December 2011 CPHS meeting.
- The deadline for protocol submission for the December 2, 2011 CPHS-1 meeting is Monday, November 7, 2011.
- The deadline for protocol submission for the December 16, 2011 CPHS-2 meeting is Monday, November 21, 2011.
- There is no CPHS-1 meeting in January 2012.
- The deadline for protocol submission for the January 20, 2012 CPHS-2 meeting is Monday, December 19, 2011.
- The deadline for protocol submission for the February 3, 2012 CPHS-1 meeting is Monday, January 2, 2012.