Institutional Review Board for Human Participant Research (IRB) Office

Institutional Review Board for Human Participant Research (IRB) Office

East Hill Office Building (EHOB)
Suite 320
395 Pine Tree Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

UPDATED February 1, 2023

NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Update: Learn more here.

TRAINING UPDATE: Effective October 1, 2022, all Cornell study personnel involved in Exempt research protocols are now required to complete CITI training in human participant research ethics. See details here. For more information about Cornell IRB training requirements, visit the IRB Training webpage.

All research at Cornell that involves human participants must be either approved by the Institutional Review Board for Human Participants (IRB) or determined to be Exempt by IRB staff. The Cornell IRB office operates a Human Research Protection Program to protect the welfare of individuals who participate in research at the University.

For more information about IRB policies, federal regulations, training, and protocol submission procedures, visit Research with Human Participants.

IRB Office Hours
IRB staff are available to meet 1:1 for consultations on specific projects or general human participant research questions. We use Microsoft Bookings to schedule Zoom consultations. If you would like to meet by phone or in person, instead, please contact one of the IRB staff directly:
Phone: 607-255-5138 (Joyel); 607-255-6182 (Myles); 607-253-1917 (Valerie); 607-254-5162 (Vanessa)