University of Southern California


Institutional Review Board (IRB) 101

Who Should Attend

Course is designed for new and established USC investigators who wish to submit an application to the IRB. The objective is to educate investigators in the overview process of the application. Faculty, postdocs, and graduate students.

Course Description

Information session about levels of review for a study application, how to submit via iStar, who needs human subjects training, do’s and dont’s on applications and tips for submission.


Susan Rose, Executive Director, Office for the Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS)


One 2 hour session. Offered once per semester.

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Course Materials

Slides from Workshop

Course Registration

To register, please RSVP at least one week prior to the first class via email, indicating the course(s) you are attending, to

For information about workshops, contact the office at 213-740-6709.