This FAQ is designed to help faculty and staff with grants by sharing in a concise form the information needed in the grant development process. It will also reflect common professional and university practice. It addresses the issues you may be asking as you work on a grant proposal or program. If you find an answer to be unclear, if you have further questions, or if you are not sure an answer fits your unique situation, please contact Graduate Studies and Research. This guide will meet your needs in grant development and administration.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has one IRB responsible for protecting human subjects who participate in research. The IRB provides review and oversight for all human subjects research activities performed on the campus; the UTPB IRB convenes monthly during the fall and spring semesters and only if needed during summer. Please refer to this webpage:
Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
Here you'll find relevant information that will assist new and established researchers. The IBC is committed to assisting faculty, staff, and students with their research while ensuring the University's compliance with all federal regulations.
NIH Guidance for Submitting Lentiviral Vector Protocols
NIH Office of Biotechnology Activities
Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th Edition
UTPB Environmental Health and Safety
Grants.gov Application Guide
This guide shows instructions for filling out the electronic grant application to be submitted through grants.gov. More information on this website: check here
NSF Proposal Guide
This guide provides key instructions for filling out grant applications to be submitted.
SF424 (R&R) Application Guide for NIH and Other PHS Agencies
This guide provides key instructions for completing grant applications to be submitted through NIH.