The Catholic University of America

Research and Patents

NACUA Notes: The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (May 15, 2012)

Publications, Videos and Web Tutorials


Export Controls

NACUANOTES Export Compliance During the Visa Application Process (Feb. 11. 2011)

Deemed Export: Power Point posted with permission of author Helene Robertson, Director of International Student and Scholar Services, Office of International Programs, Georgetown University.

Export Controls in University Research: Basic and Problem Areas: by Mark Bohnhorst, Associate General Counsel, University of Minnesota (April 2005)

Export Controls Decision Tree Stanford University

Licensing of Deemed Exports and Technology Transfers: Power Point by Camille Caesar, Senior Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel for Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce. This presentation provides introductory information only. Researchers and senior university officials need to consult with the university general counsel's office to determine steps necessary for regulatory compliance.

Export Control: A Visa May Not be Enough by Joseph Dyer of Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, displayed with permission of the Maryland Bar Journal and published by the Maryland State Bar Association. This article appeared in the March-April 2004 issue of the Maryland Bar Journal.


Human Subject Research

CITI Training: Course in the Protection of Human Subject Research: Online Tutorials which can be licensed for use. Although CITI is a not for profit organization, CITI does charge an institutional user fee of $1000 per year per institution to offset the administrative costs of running the course site.

Evaluation of Human Research Protection Programs
The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs has released a new evaluation toolto assess institutional compliance with federal regulations governing the protection of human subjects involved in research. This evaluation information, which is mapped to both the accrediting agency's standards and federal regulations, can be used as a compliance check of the university's Human Research Protection Program.


Proposed Rule: United States Department of Agriculture Research Misconduct Regulations for Extramural Research, 73 Fed. Reg. 70915 (Nov. 24, 2008)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proposes to establish regulations to implement the Federal Policy on Research Misconduct applicable to extramural research. The proposed regulation defines research misconduct and establishes basic USDA requirements for the conduct of fair and timely investigations of alleged or suspected infractions.

Select Agent and Chemical Safety

NACUANOTE on Compliance with DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards January 18, 2008

Miscellaneous Tutorials

A quick Guide to Material Transfer Agreements at UC Berkeley

National Science Foundation Research Administrator Workshop PowerPoint Presentation(May 2007)

This is a comprehensive Power Point by Crystal LaCore, Special Agent, and William J. Kilgallin, Head of Investigative Legal and Outreach, Office of Inspector General, National Science Foundation. Topics covered include a Compliance Program for Research Risks, Effort Reporting, Cost Accounting, Conflict of Interest, Research Misconduct, and Certification for Federal Grants and Contracts.

Sponsored Projects Compliance Certification Program Power Point from the University of Pennsylvania

Responsible Conduct of Research (Northern Illinois University 2005)
This incredible web page currently covers data management and research mentoring. It was developed with the support of RCR Education Grants awarded by the Office of Research Integrity to the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at Northern Illinois University. The web site includes cases, games, quizes, along with music.

Access To and Retention of Research Data: A Guide and Case Scenarios
Council on Governmental Relations; March 2006
This Guide, Access to and Retention of Research Data: Rights and Responsibilities, focuses on effective practices for the management of research data. The text describes an aspect of management, e.g., ownership, restrictions, sharing, and is followed in many instances by a case scenario or study. The text is presented as a single document; the case scenarios as both separate and a single document.

Access to Research Data

NACUANOTES Vol. 11, No. 7 - Who Can Obtain Access to Research Data? Protecting Research Data against Compelled Disclosure--February 27, 2013


updated 3/7/13 CCR