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TTUHSC offers a variety of workshops and videos throughout the year that focus on topics such as research compliance, application process, grant writing and obtaining funds for research. More

Export control laws are federal regulations that govern how certain information, technologies, and commodities can be transmitted overseas to anyone (including U.S. citizens), or to foreign nationals on U.S. soil. TTUHSC and its employees are required to comply with applicable export control laws and regulations. MORE

TTUHSC requires all employees to complete annual training regarding financial conflicts of interest and conflicts of commitment. Federal regulations and TTUHSC’s Financial Conflict of Interest in Research (HSC OP 73.09) policy also require training and disclosure of significant financial interests for Principal Investigators, Senior/Key study personnel and anyone involved in non-exempt research with human subjects. MORE


iRIS Research Software

iRIS is an electronic web-based research software that facilitates IRB and IACUC submissions and management of human subjects research protocols. Use of iRIS is mandated for all IRB and IACUC submissions. You may request an iRIS account from the login screen.

REMINDER: There are frequent changes to the iRIS announcement page. This page should be checked regularly. Printable versions of all submission forms are now available. These documents can be located by clicking on My Assistant, then Operating Procedures. These documents ARE NOT valid for submission to any Review Board. They are provided only as a reference. All submissions to the IRB must be made electronically via the iRIS system. If you have any questions regarding these forms, please contact your Review Board Administrator.


Review Boards

Quality Improvement (QI)

Promotes the safe and efficient conduct of QI initiatives while also protecting the persons (patients, students, or employees) who are participants in QI interventions. More

Office of Research Commercialization (ORC)

Assist in moving research discoveries from the university laboratory to the marketplace. ORC works with researchers and business partners to help translate Texas Tech innovations into commercial applications and successfully bring them to market. MORE


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Research Opening Gates for Better Targeting Drugs

Researchers at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics and the Center for Membrane Protein. Research have determined the kinetic cycle of a potassium channel at atomic resolution. MORE