Research Institute Policy Directory

This directory is the central home of all Manne Research Institute Research Policies as well as links to other relevant policies. Included you will find policies related to Clinical Trials, Sponsored Programs, Research Compliance, and business/financial management. Please contact the Office of Research Integrity & Compliance at or with any questions, updates, or additions.

Chief Operating Officer

Research Administration Summer Hours Program

Clinical Trials Office (CTO)

Supports various aspects of clinical trial operations including: Epic Research, budgeting and coverage analysis, research billing compliance, and research coordinator services

Research Access to Medical Records or Certified Copies

Epic Research Utilization Policy

Epic Research Study Record Association Policy


Provides support to bridge the gap between discovery and useful products/technologies

Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Reviews clinical research utilizing recombinant or synthetic nucleic acids (e.g., HGT studies)

Safe Handling Administration and Disposal of Study Biological Agents

Use of Human Cells and Tissues in Research

Investigational Drug Services Pharmacy (IDS)

Receives, prepares, and dispenses investigational drugs and biologics

Accountability and Destruction of Investigational Drugs

Handling and Preparation of Study Biological Agents

Medication Storage Temperature Monitoring Procedure for Freezer (-15C and -80C) Temperature Monitoring

Receipt, Storage, Dispensing of Product

Medication Storage Temperature Monitoring Procedure for Room Temperature and Refrigerator Temperature Monitoring

Office of Research Integrity & Compliance (ORIC)

Supports the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), provides research education, and conducts quality assurance activities to facilitate research efforts, enhance compliance, and improve efficiency

Handling Allegations of Research Misconduct

Research Compliance Program

Research Confidential Information: Ownership, Stewardship, Retention, and Access

Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research and Sponsored Programs

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Assists in identifying, securing, and managing research funding including: the submission of grants, subaward management, contract negotiations, and the execution of research agreements (i.e., CDA, CTA, BAA, DUA, and MTA)

Cost Sharing

Direct Cost Charging

Indirect Costs

No Cost Extensions

Pre-award Spending

Principal Investigator Eligibility

Purchase of Personal Computer/Electronic Devices on Sponsored Programs

Submission Deadlines for Applications Submitted by OSP

Post-Award Financial Management (PAFM) and Research Business Management (RBM)

PAFM sets up funds for new awards, invoices start-up costs, reviews, prepares and submits financial status reports to sponsors, and maintains documentation for audit purposes

RBM provides centralized support for post-award research fund management in accordance with established budgets, award/regulatory guidelines and Lurie policies (financial review, expenditure tracking, and staffing projection services) from setup through closeout

Cost Transfer

Fixed Price Sponsored Award

Sponsored Expenditures

Sponsored Financial Reporting and Closeout

Useful Links to Other Resourcces:

IRB Policies and Procedures Manual (Searchable Index)

Research Lab: MediaLab

Laboratory Safety Resources: General, Biological, Chemical, and Radiation

NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acids

IBC: Institutional Biosafey Committee

IRB: Institutional Review Board

OSP: Office of Sponsored Programs

PAFM: Post-Award Financial Management

RBM: Research Business Management