This page provides information for individuals wishing to apply for PI status for research oversight protocols.
Individuals who would like to request principal investigator (PI) status for research oversight protocol(s), should consult the relevant committee policy and submit the form below. To be eligible, you must have a UW–Madison appointment or affiliation with a non-UW entity. The form may be submitted for access to a single committee or multiple committees. The PI is responsible for the research, training of personnel, and must adhere to all institutional, state, federal, and other applicable requirements.
Note: This form should not used to request permanent or limited PI status for grant purposes.
PI Status Policies: Please read all relevant policies as they vary in who may request PI status and how PI status is granted:
Biosafety: Please contact the Office of Biological Safety: https://ehs.wisc.edu/labs-research/biological-safety/. The IBC Committee reviews applications for PI status and makes the final determination.
Form Instructions: Use the link to the PDF below to apply for PI status. To use the form, download the PDF. Once the application is complete, please print a copy, gather signatures, and send a copy to the relevant committee(s) for review.