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The Saint Louis University IRB is offering the following educational workshops. The workshops are open to all SLU affiliated research personnel (including faculty, staff and students).

Any instructor interested in scheduling an IRB education session for your students, or departments interested in scheduling a session for faculty or staff, please contact the IRB at 977-9813.

To RSVP to any of the workshops, please email

Course Descriptions:

IRB Submitter 101 -  This introductory course will cover the basic history and mission of the IRB, how to determine which projects need review, choosing the appropriate forms to submit, basic information on the submission and approval process, and tips for successful submissions.  Submitter 101 is for SLU students and staff newly involved in research (or those looking for a refresher), who are interested in learning the basics of human subjects research and submitting to the IRB.

eIRB 101 - This course will cover how to use the electronic IRB (eIRB) submission system, including how to manage protocols and their subsequent submissions, obtain appropriate signatures and approvals, and other system tips and tricks.  eIRB 101 is for anyone who is interested in learning the basics of using the IRB's electronic submission system.


Click on the Workshop Calendar for upcoming sessions.


IRB Brown Bag Series - This continuing education series is designed to provide the SLU research community with in-depth understanding and discussion concerning the latest policies, procedures, and requirements pertaining to human subjects research.  Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch or a snack to enjoy during the session.  Each session is held during lunch from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

Medical Campus:

"Progress in Genomic Research: Regulatory and Ethical Challenges" October 16, 2015, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Caroline Building Conference Room, C108

"Research With Vulnerable Populations" October 29, 2015, 2:30 - 4:00 pm, Learning Resources Center (LRC), Room 113



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