Regulatory Research Administration Resources

Recommended Websites

UC Berkeley's Committee for Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS)
UC Berkeley's Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC)
California Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS)
CITI Training Certification
Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP)

Important Definitions

According to CPHS:

1. Research means a systematic investigation, including research development, testing and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge.

2. Human Subject means a living individual about whom an investigator conducting research obtains: (1) data through intervention or interaction with the individual or (2) identifiable private information.

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