Division of Research Compliance & Global Support

Research Misconduct

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The Division of Research Compliance and Global Support promotes compliance while facilitating research.

The University of Florida conducts research in compliance with established federal, state and local rules, regulations, policies and procedures. The Division of Research Compliance and Global Support develops and implements research compliance programs and coordinates activities with various compliance offices and committees. The Division of Research Compliance and Global Support is responsible for the following areas:

Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of interest and outside activities

Export Controls

Distribution of export controls, deemed exports

Research Misconduct

Fabricating, falsifying or plagiarizing research

The Division of Research Compliance and Global Support also helps researchers and campus offices in the following areas:

Animal Care

Animal use in research and Animal Care Services (ACS)

Good Laboratory Practices

Regulatory requirements for specific types of research


rDNA, BSL-3 pathogens, select agents, dual use research

Human Subjects

Human subject use in research, Institutional Review Board (IRB), tissue banking

Environmental Safety

Biohazards, radioactive materials, radiation-producing devices and lasers

Contact Info

Staff Directory

Name Position Phone Number Office Number
Terra DuBois Director of Research Compliance and Global Support (352) 392-9174 GRI 219
Michael Scian Assistant Director (352) 846-3533 GRI 460B
Matthew Battiston Assistant Director (352) 392-2369 GRI 249
Cynthia Holmes Administrative Assistant (352) 392-1587 GRI 460
Karen Priola Program Assistant (352) 392-9174 GRI 219

Mailing Address

Research Compliance
University of Florida
219 Grinter Hall
PO Box 115500
Gainesville, FL 32611-5500
Email: compliance@research.ufl.edu