Education & Training

All investigators / student investigators and support staff involved in the research project must complete the on-line training “Protecting Human Research Participants” administered through the United States National Institutes of Health website at


NIH training will be stopped on 26 September 2018, please make sure you print your certificate or take the course before that date.  NIH will not be able to provide access to the course or certificate after that date.

The LAU IRB office will still accept your NIH Certificate of Completion, if it is still valid, along with your IRB submission until August 2019.  You will not be required to take CITI if your NIH is valid, for those applying for their research projects between now and August 2019.

LAU is in the process of setting up the organizational access for its researchers and student researchers under CITI Program (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) - stay tuned for additional details.  

NOTE: All human subject training certification are valid for 3 years. Please make sure you re-take the training if 3 years have passed since the date on your Certificate of Completion.