Managing the Science of an Award

Research Infrastructure

Core Facilities

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has two open access, fee-free, Discovery Center laboratories which are available to provide shared laboratory space and supplemental instrumentation to researchers, clinical faculty and start-up companies enrolled in the UNT Health Science Center’s commercialization program.

  • Discovery Center – An open innovation initiative at the UNT Health Science Center

Also available to investigators on a fee for service basis are a number of state-of-the-art research Core facilities. CORE facilities are managed individually by the specific CORE administrator.

Electronic Resources

Electronic Laboratory Notebook – The Research Office has acquired a license for the Electronic Laboratory Notebook platform LabArchives. This will provide HSC labs a secure and easily accessible means for managing their research projects and data.

Animal Facilities

Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM) provides professional and technical services for laboratory animal care, veterinary medical services, and animal research project support for faculty, students, and employees of UNTHSC. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees all animal use, approves animal use protocols, and inspects both laboratories and vivaria and provides training in the use of animals in research. The current Chairperson of the IACUC is Lad Dory, Ph.D., Department of Physiology and Anatomy.

Human Subject Research: Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Office of Research Compliance oversees the North Texas Regional Institutional Review Board, and provides training in the protection of human research subjects through the CITI Course in the Protection of Human Subjects. The current Chairperson of the IRB is Chris Cooper, MPAS, PA-C, Physician Assistant Program.

UNTHSC Clinical Trials Office

For information on clinical trials being conducted at UNTHSC please contact the Office of Clinical Trials.

UNTHSC Research Compliance Office

For information on Research Compliance requirements at UNTHSC please contact the Office of Research Compliance.

Retention of Research Documents, Records, and Information Management

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) is the Federal agency that monitors institutional investigations of research misconduct and facilitates the responsible conduct of research (RCR) through educational, preventive, and regulatory activities and provides information about research data management and maintenance.

UNTHSC has institutional policies on general record and information management.