Available training opportunities for research related activities at UC Davis:
- Animal Care & Use
- Biological Safety/ Biohazard Use
- Conflict of Interest in Research
- Contract & Grant Administration (Sponsored Programs)
- Export Control
- IRB Administration
- Intellectual Property (InnovationAccess)
- Research Misconduct
- Stem Cell Research
Oversight of Animal Care and Use is the responsibility of UC Davis Safety Services.
Oversight of the use of infectious biological agents, recombinant DNA/RNA, and the propagation and release of recombinant organisms including plants, animals and microbial agents is the responsibility of UC Davis Safety Services.
2012 Conflict of Interest Training for Public Health Services Investigators (COI-PHS) (Description | )
To request departmental or group training (groups of 10 or more) in the area of Conflicts of Interest in Research, please contact the Research Compliance and Integrity Office.
"Which Training Should I Take" tool
To request departmental or group training (groups of 10 or more) in the area of Export Controls please contact the Research Compliance and Integrity Office.
Protection of Human Research Subjects - Required Certification (CITI) (Description | Register) For a current list of CITI certified research personnel, please click the following link: (PDF)
"Human Subject Protections: Regulations and Guidance" - Lyndi Lahl, MS, RN and Kevin Nellis, MS, MT (ASCP) (PDF)
Informed Consent of Non-English Speaking Research Subjects (PDF)
"Reviewing and Reporting Adverse Events/Unanticipated Problems: FDA & OHRP Guidance" - Lyndi Lahl, MS, RN (PDF)
Seminars and presentations are available for departments, divisions and centers. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a presentation. One month notice is preferred.
Responsible Conduct of Research Program (Description)
To request departmental or group training (groups of 10 or more) in the area of Research Misconduct please contact the Research Compliance and Integrity Office.
Stem Cell training is offered through the UC Davis Stem Cell Program.
What is the OR Sponsored Programs Office? When will I use Sponsored Programs? What is the process of beginning work with Sponsored Programs? This class will help you to understand more about this critical campus office. You will be given descriptions of the variety of type of grants and contracts that are the responsibility of Sponsored Programs.
Format: Online Length: 1.5 hours
This course will help you to obtain the information needed to prepare and submit a proposal through the Sponsored Programs Office at UC Davis. Topics include: what you might use extramural funding for, types of sponsors, types of proposals and awards, principal investigator eligibility, understanding a call for proposals, proposal guidelines, components of a proposal, institutional forms, department research administrator steps, and how to submit a proposal to Sponsored Programs. After completing this course, attendees should be able to successfully compile a proposal packet and submit it to Sponsored Programs.
Format: Online Length: 3 hours
This short tutorial will walk you step-by-step through each box on the Sponsored Programs Data Sheet. We have provided details about what specific information we're looking for, and why we need it. This tutorial is designed to help anyone who completes the Data Sheet.
Format: Online Length: 30 minutes
In this course, participants will learn about the components and principles of a project budget and how these lead to the development of a final proposal budget. Topics covered include: cost components that make up a budget, universal cost principles applicable to preparing project budgets, budgeting techniques and practices, calculating F&A costs, and budgeting tools and resources. This course must be taken through SD&PS for you to be eligible for “Writing a Proposal Budget: Lab.”
Format: Online Length: 2 hours
In this session, attendees will apply the knowledge they obtained in the online class “Writing a Proposal Budget: Concepts”. Attendees will use case studies, sample forms, and group discussion to learn how to successfully complete a proposal budget. Applied activities include topics such as determining budget categories, determining appropriate F&A rate, applying and calculating the correct F&A rate, creating a budget justification, and more!
Prerequisite: Writing a Proposal Budget: Concepts OR completion of in-person Writing a Proposal Budget course in Fall 2010/Winter 2011. Participants who have not filled the prerequisite one week before the lab will be dropped from the course.
Format: In-person Length: 3 hours
Once a sponsor elects to fund a proposal, the review, negotiation and award acceptance process begins. This course walks you through what is happening in the Sponsored Programs Office, and what to do when the accepted agreement arrives in your office.
Format: Online Length: 2 hours
All investigators and research personnel conducting human subjects research under the auspices of UC Davis must undergo education and training on proper conduct involving research with human subjects.
To meet this requirement, UC Davis has joined the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). All research personnel should be certified via the CITI program. To complete the CITI training, register using the link below.
PLEASE NOTE: CITI certifications will be valid for 3 years.
- Register for this training through CITI - Choose the University of California, Davis as your participating institution.
For new (or experienced) UC Davis Principal Investigators, researchers, research coordinators, and/or research assistants. Learn how to submit effective and complete applications to the IRB. This class is offered quarterly.
Upcoming Classes: June 5, 2012 CANCELED
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: CTSC Bldg, Rm. 1444, 2921 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento
Prerequisite: Protection of Human Research Subjects (CITI)
Format: In-person Length: 2.0 hours
How can a law almost as old as our country work a high-tech world-class research university? This course provides basic information on copyrights and UC policies and how they affect the needs of our teaching and research community. You won't leave a copyright lawyer, but you will have a better sense of how copyrights work at UC Davis.
Format: In-person Length: 3 hours
The objective of the Responsible Conduct of Research program is to provide graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty, staff and NSF funded undergraduate students with information, training, and tools to address the increasingly complex issues that they will confront during their careers. The RCR program may be used to satisfy NIH and NSF training grant requirements for responsible and ethical conduct of research training.
Participants who attend eight sessions will receive a certificate of completion.
Format: In-person Length: 1 hour (each session)
The PHS regulations include new requirements for mandatory and ongoing education and training. All investigators who are engaged in any research funded by PHS agencies (including NIH) and sponsors who have adopted the PHS rules as of August 24, 2012 must complete this training prior to the receipt of any new funds from the covered entity via a Notice of Award. All investigators who will engage in research funded by a covered entity after August 24, 2012 must complete the training prior to engaging in the research following receipt of funds via a Notice of Award. Any investigator who is added to an existing research project after August 24, 2012 must complete the training prior to engaging in any research on the project.
Format: Online Length: 15-20 Minutes