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Scholarly Publishing Guide

Intended to assist scholars early in their publishing career.

CITI Training (required for IRB approval)

Completion of Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Training is required if you are performing research on humans or animals. Training requirements vary depending on the type of research you are involved in.


If you have questions regarding which CITI training modules are necessary for your research, email

Institutional Review Board - IRB (approval from IRB often required before beginning research)

To start or edit an IRB application:

  1. Go to:
  2. Search for:  All IRB Services
  3. Click on : All IRB Services

Animal Research


Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)

For residents with research that is currently focused on basic science, but have a goal to move from "bench-to-bedside and/or from "bedside-to-community", the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) has a number of resources to assist all IUSM researchers through the process of translating research into health care advances.  

Research Navigators are scientists who also serve as the front door to the Indiana CTSI and can connect you to the vast resources and services offered by the Indiana CTSI across our 4 campuses, at no cost to you!