PI Eligibility for IRB Protocols, IACUC Protocols, and Sponsored Research Proposals/Awards

Northwestern University researchers can utilize this chart to pre-determine whether they are eligible to serve in the role of Principal Investigator (PI)  on an IRB protocol, IACUC protocol or a Sponsored Research proposal/award. If based on your University status/title you fall into the “case-by-case” category, please consult the website of the respective office for detailed instructions on how to submit a formal request for consideration of PI status. 

Eligibility Table for IRB, IACUC, and Sponsored Research