Ethics, Compliance and Safety

The Research Ethics and Compliance Office (RECO), formerly named Research Compliance and Integrity, provides oversight and services to ensure that research conducted at UC Davis complies with all applicable policies and regulations. The team offers support to researchers across the campus to raise awareness, provide training and assist with related processes. Please select from the following service.

RECO Contacts

Alaisha M. Hellman, Director
Research Ethics and Compliance Office (RECO)

Elizabeth “Liz” Chase,  Compliance Coordinator
for Stem Cell Research Oversight (SCRO), Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
and Human Anatomical Specimen & Tissue Oversight Committee (HASTOC)

Catherine Clampitt, COI Coordinator
Individual Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research (COI)

Erin Hakim, Export Control Coordinator
Export Control and Research Data Security

For general inquiries, please email the following:

Export Control

Financial Conflicts of Interest (COI)

Stem Cell Research (SCRO) / Research Misconduct / Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

RECO provides administrative support to the following committees:

RECO provides oversight of policies and procedures to the following: