Training Workshops

Professional development, training and certification workshops help keep faculty and staff current with best practices.

Register for one of our face-to-face training sessions to learn from a qualified instructor.  

2/3/17
The Agreements Module provides an electronic system for management of research-related contracts and agreements.  It includes Sponsored Research Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Clinical Trial Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements and other documents useful for reviews and negotiation.  Participants will learn how to create and submit an agreement, and will receve an overview of the Agreements workflow.
5/31/17
The IRB Module provides a streamlined way for researchers to create and submit protocols for studies involving human subjects.  It provides support for initial submissions, modifications, reportable new information, and continuing reviews. Participants will learn how to create a study protocol and submit it to the IRB for review.  They will also receive an overview of the IRB workflow.
2/3/17
The Safety Module strengthens committee oversight processes for submissions involving biohazards, radiation, chemicals, and stem cell safety.  Participants will learn how to create and submit safety protocols, and will learn to link protocols for studies involving multiple safety issues.
2/10/17
The COI Module provides an electronic system for management of research-related conflict of interest disclosures. It ensures the prevention of bias and helps avoid a circumstance in which a researcher’s personal interest or relationships might compromise the integrity of research at the University. Each faculty member is required to complete an Annual Financial Disclosure form at the time of applying for funded research or prior to the release of grant funds, whichever occurs first, annually thereafter, and within 30 days of discovering or acquiring a new significant financial interest.
2/10/17
The IACUC Module provides a streamlined way for researchers to create and submit protocols for studies involving animal subjects.  It provides support for initial submissions, amendments, inspections, annual and triennial reviews. The module also allows for the reporting of concerns regarding possible violations of ethical conduct that governs the use of animal subjects in scientific and educational activities . Participants will learn how to create a study protocol and submit it to the IACUC for review.  They will also receive an overview of the IACUC workflow.
8/2/17
The OnCore Enterprise Research System has been purchased by the University at Buffalo to support research activities and compliance, which will allow for enhanced trial management, robust reporting, enrollment tracking, and accurate clinical research billing.  Participants in this workshop will learn about the benefits of OnCore, and the role it plays as a part of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).  They will learn basic system terminology, and how to navigate within the OnCore environment.  In addition, they will learn how to search for, and bookmark a protocol, and how to document the number of participants in a summary accrual study.
8/2/17
The OnCore Enterprise Research System has been purchased by the University at Buffalo to support research activities and compliance, which will allow for enhanced trial management, robust reporting, enrollment tracking, and accurate clinical research billing.  Participants in this workshop will learn how to register and manage subjects,  track subject visits, and verify procedures using the subject calendar.  They will also learn to record adverse events and subject deviations, and will learn how to access and print subject and coordinator calendars. 
9/13/17
The OnCore Support Team will be hosting open office hours on Friday afternoons from 1 pm - 3 pm to provide support and assistance with your OnCore questions.  No registration is required.  The office is located at the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC), 875 Ellicott Street, Room 6040C.