OVPR Research Support
The Biosafety Program works to ensure that any work associated with biohazards or recombinant/synthetic nucleic acids is done safely and in accordance with regulations.
Central Pre-Award provides mandatory review, approval and submission for sponsored funding.
Tufts Comparative Medicine Services (CMS) provides an array of in vivo services to support preclinical research and other areas of biomedical research.
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) promotes health, safety and environmental protection in teaching, research, public service and administrative activities by providing training, advice and other
The Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (HS IRB) reviews, monitors and approve biomedical and social, behavioral, and educational research.
The Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) ensures institutional compliance with federal regulations that govern animal care and use for all research, teaching, and training projects.
The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is charged with ensuring that all research, teaching, and training involving potentially biohazardous agents at Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center is
The Institutional Radiation Safety Committee (IRSC) is charged with providing independent expert advice for working with or in areas containing radioactive materials or radiation producing machines.
The Integrative Safety Committee (ISC) was formed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is charged with reviewing research ramp down exception requests, school research ramp up plans, exception
Local Research Administration (LRA) provides support within the schools and centers at Tufts.
The Postdoctoral Scholars Program helps postdoctoral scholars broaden their research abilities and equip themselves with the skills necessary for a successful career.
Research Administration & Development (RAD) helps investigators to pursue their research and scholarship goals, providing expertise and support throughout the Award Lifecycle.
Research Compliance & Safety oversees a variety of functions that ensures safe, legal, and ethical research across Tufts.
Research Development supports grantsmanship, funding, and proposal development.
Research Integrity provides training, process and policy support for issues related to conduct, conflicts and ethics.
The Social, Behavioral and Educational Research IRB (SBER IRB) reviews research involving human research subjects to ensure regulatory compliance.
Strategic Initiatives fosters relationships to build the research enterprise, forging new and innovative approaches, collaborations, and partnerships of institutional importance to the University.
Strategy Implementation & Assessment (SIA) is responsible for evaluating and assessing Research Administration & Development services, roles and key metrics.
Tech Transfer and Industry Collaboration (TTIC) is responsible for facilitating the transfer of Tufts technology for public use and benefit.
Related Research Support
Information Security provides stewardship and security services that support responsible research & scholarship.