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Office of Research Integrity Assurance

Georgia Institute of Technology
Dalney Street Building
926 Dalney Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-4025

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Organizational Chart: Office of Research Integrity Assurance (PDF)

 

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee - IACUC@gatech.edu

Oversight of vertebrate animals in research.

Director: 
Mary Beran - 404.385.2083 (office) or 404.290.2160 (cell/text)
Team: 
Ted Evans - 404.385.0254
Kristen Schuppe - 470.572.7447

Institutional Biosafety Committee - IBC@gatech.edu

Oversight involves Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules only (does not include select or biological agents, infectious or pathogenic agents, chemicals, sharps, lasers, radiation, thermal agents, or other biohazards).

Director: 
Jeff Steltzer - 404.894.6925  

Institutional Review Board: Georgia Tech (Central) - IRB@gatech.edu

Oversight of research involving human subjects.

Director:
Kelly Winn - 404.385.2175 (office) or 470.513.0710 (cell/text)
Lead Contact:
Melanie Clark - 404.894.6942
Additional Contacts:
Scott Katz - 404.385.5208
Carolyn Sims - 404.894.6944
VACANT - Research Associate I - IRB/Regulatory Affairs

Institutional Review Board: Joint Center for Advanced Brain Imaging - IRB@gatech.edu

Oversight of research protocols involving human subject research conducted at CABI.

Director:
Kelly Winn - 404.385.2175 (office) or 470.513.0710 (cell/text)
Lead Contact:
Carolyn Sims - 404.894.6944
Additional Contacts:
Melanie Clark - 404.894.6942
Scott Katz - 404.385.5208

Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory guidance and assistance for human subject research projects that include investigational drugs, investigational medical devices, IVDs, and biologics.

DIrector:
Kelly Winn - 404.385.2175 (office) or 470.513.0710 (cell/text)
Additional Contact:
Scott Katz - 404.385.5208
VACANT - Research Associate I - IRB/Regulatory Affairs

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Program

Oversight of sponsor and institutional RCR training requirements. For more information, visit https://rcr.gatech.edu/.

RCR Program Administrator:
Judy Willis, Office of Graduate Studies and Office of Research Integrity Assurance - 404.894.4764
RCR Program Director:
Jason Borenstein, School of Public Policy and Office of Graduate Studies - 404.385.2801

Institutional Review Entity (IRE) - Dual Use Research of Concern -  IBC@gatech.edu

 

Oversight of life sciences research that can be "reasonably anticipated to provide knowledge, information, products, or technologies that could be directly misapplied to pose a significant threat with broad potential consequences to public health and safety, agricultural crops and other plants, animals, the environment, material, or national security).

Mary Beran - 404.385.2083 (office) or 404.290.2160 (cell/text)

 


Update: Export Control

Export Control is transitioning to the Office of General Counsel. Please include export@gatech.edu on all emails to ensure prompt service from Export & Trade Compliance.  

Primary OGC-Export Contacts: 
Rhonda Shaner, Research Associate II - 404.385.0288 or 404.654.2910 (cell/text)
Sheila Cranman, Assistant Chief Counsel, Export & Trade - 404.894.8412
 
Empowered Officials:
Mary Beran, Director, Office of Research Integrity Assurance - 404.290.2160
Terry Bridges, Director, Ethics and Compliance - 404.407.6972 or 404.894.8412
Rob Butera, Vice President for Research Development and Operations - 404.894.2935
Sheila Cranman, Assistant Chief Counsel, Export & Trade - 404.894.8412
Darryl W. Lunon, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer - 404.894.8412

 


Update: Conflict of Interest Management

Conflict of Interest Management has moved to the Office of General Counsel - coi@gatech.edu 

Oversight includes research conflict of interest disclosures and management plans for research activities at Georgia Tech.

Team:
Terry Bridges, Director, Ethics and Compliance - 404.407.6972 or 404.894.8412
Aric Edwards - 404.710.9101
Kathy McGinn - 404.385.4702