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PRIM&R advances the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research.

We accomplish this mission through education, membership services, professional certification, public policy initiatives, and community building.

IRB Administrator Core Training

IRB Administrator Core Training

Institutional Review Board(IRB) Administrator Core Training Courses (formerly IRB Administrator Boot Camp)  are designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the critical skills required for effective IRB administration, institutional policy development, recordkeeping, and applying regulations. 

Join us for one or both courses! 

Course 1: Introduction to Key IRB Administrator Skills
August 28, September 4, and September 11, 2024
Learning Labs: August 30 and September 6

Course 2: Refining Key IRB Administator Skills
September 18, September, 25 and October 2
Learning Labs: September 20 and September 27

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Exploring the IRB Administrator's Role in the Life of a Protocol Workshop

Exploring the IRB Administrator's Role in the Life of a Protocol Workshop

Wednesdays, July 10, July 17, and July 24, 2024
1:00–3:00 PM ET

Exploring the IRB Administrator’s Role in the Life Cycle of a Protocol Review workshop examines the roles and responsibilities of IRB staff from the receipt of a new research protocol submitted for review to study close out.

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The Documents Side of an Animal Care and Use Program Webinar

The Documents Side of an Animal Care and Use Program Webinar

Thursday, June 27, 2024
1:00–2:15 PM EST 

The intricacies of a complex Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP) are interwoven with a collection of policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures (SOPs), forming the backbone of its operational framework.

Together, these elements create a cohesive structure that governs the program's activities, enhances accountability, and fosters organizational alignment, thereby facilitating the successful execution of the program. 

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Resources You Can Access Anytime, Anywhere

Research Ethics Timeline

This timeline summarizes key events in research ethics from 1900 to 2024. It highlights pivotal points that have shaped the current research ethics oversight environment.

Webinar Recordings & Bundles

Recordings of past webinars are available to view on demand! PRIM&R members have complimentary access to over 100 recordings and to webinar bundles.



PRIM&R Conference

PRIM&R maintains an archive of conference recordings and materials going back five years. Recordings are available for purchase and free to members after one year from the conference. 


Our Animal Research Oversight Course and Ethical Research Oversight Course are engaging, interactive online course that equip research ethics and oversight professionals for their roles. Individual and institutional licenses available.

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

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May 21

Case Studies in Handling IACUC Complex Protocol Issues Webinar

Many IACUC administrators, members, and staff struggle with protocol questions and what the IACUC should consider in reviewing protocols. During this webinar, speakers and attendees will work through case studies on protocol review issues and discuss possible ways to handle these complex situations.

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May 28

2024 PRIM&R Annual Conference Late-Breaking Poster Abstract Submission Deadline

If you did not have data ready to submit an abstract during the initial submission period, but your data is ready now, we encourage you to submit a poster abstract for PRIMR24 between May 28 and July 5, 2024.

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June 1

CIP and CPIA Recertification by CE Credit Deadline

Those wishing to recertify by CE should download and complete the CIP recertification by CE application and CE Tracker and submit them by the deadline.

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June 4 and 11

Recertification CE Information Session

If you're due for Certified IRB Professional (CIP®) or Certified Professional in IACUC Administration (CPIA®) recertification and have questions about the process, this session is perfect for you.




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