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The Office of Institutional Ethics & Compliance assists researchers, students, faculty, & staff navigate the increasingly complex web of regulations, laws, and policies by providing researchers with advice, guidance, training and education. It serves as the administrative office for the faculty research committees: the Institutional Review Board (IRB); the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC); and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). In addition, it provides training, guidance and education on export controls, research integrity, and responsible conduct of research. The mission is to ensure that all research conducted on campus complies with all applicable laws, regulations, and University policies.