University of Minnesota
Institutional Review Board

Institutional Review Board homeIRB

Meetings & deadlines

New applications and other submissions that are ready for review and received by 4:30 p.m. the day of the deadline will go to the next scheduled committee meeting. Due to volume constraints and committee member availability, some submissions and applications may be assigned to the subsequent committee meeting.

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IRB committees


Reviews research in the health and biological sciences

Faculty/Staff Social - 03

Reviews research in the social and behavioral sciences

Executive Committee

Meets one per month to discuss policies, procedures and address issues that arise in human subjects protection

Medical - 05

Reviews only continuing review submissions in the health and biological sciences

Student Social - 07

Reviews student-initiated research in the social and behavioral sciences

Committee assignment

The IRB attempts to maintain membership that represent the breadth of research conducted at the University of Minnesota. If your study question is outside the given scientific background of the committee, it could be reassigned to a more suitable committee for review. You will be notified of any such event.