INSPIR system to be decommissioned on August 31

August 7th, 2018

Effective 8/31/18, INSPIR will be completely decommissioned and no longer available in read-only mode.  Click, found at, is now being used for protocol submissions and contains the currently approved protocols and those presently under review.  Submissions in INSPIR with an approved, disapproved, or closed status date from June 2014... More

Guidelines for submissions, triggering events in Click

August 7th, 2018

During the implementation of Click (the new IACUC software), protocol shells were created for all IACUC-approved protocols.  These protocol shells consist solely of the required fields that could be mapped from the approved protocol, all other fields of the protocol form were left blank.  As there are several acceptable ways... More

New cross-campus IACUC system launched

June 20th, 2018

Effective June 19, 2018, all protocol submissions for both the Boston University Medical Center and the Charles River Campus will be processed in Click at Click replaces our previous protocol management systems (INSPIR on the Medical Campus and paper at CRC). Benefits of Click include: Easy visualization of workflow and... More

IACUC launch delayed due to technical issue

June 18th, 2018

Today's planned launch of the University's new IACUC software, Click, has been delayed due to a technical issue. We are hoping to have the issue resolved by tomorrow. Please contact us at if you are impacted by this delay.

Effective June 18, all BUMC, CRC IACUC submissions will be going through new IACUC software

June 18th, 2018

Training sessions on how to use Click will be held on both campuses as follows: Date Time Campus Format Topic Location Wed. 6/20/18 9-11 am BUMC classroom Navigating Click and modifying current protocols Robinson Bldg, 4th floor, B406 Thurs. 6/21/18 1-3 pm CRC classroom Navigating Click and modifying current protocols KCILSE, Room 106B Please share with your lab manager and others in your lab who will be working on... More

Training sessions announced for new IACUC system

June 4th, 2018

Initial training sessions on how to use Click will be held on both campuses as follows. SPACE IS LIMITED, please contact to register. Date Time Campus Format Topic Wed. 6/6/18  10am-12pm BUMC classroom How to use Click Wed. 6/6/18 2-4 pm CRC classroom How to use Click Thurs. 6/7/18 10 am – 12pm BUMC classroom How to use Click Thurs. 6/7/18 2-4pm CRC computer lab How to submit a new protocol (hands on) Fri. 6/8/18 10am-12pm BUMC computer lab How... More

Deadline for IACUC submissions approaches

May 29th, 2018

If you have a protocol expiring in July, please submit your renewal by June 1.  All other submissions that cannot wait until after Click goes live must be submitted by June 1. If you cannot make the June 1 deadline, please contact the IACUC office. Submissions received after June 1 may have to... More

New IACUC software scheduled for June launch

May 17th, 2018

As Research Compliance readies to launch Click, the new IACUC software that will replace the INSPIR system, it is asking researchers to remember the following deadlines: If you have a protocol expiring in June, renewals to the IACUC were due May 15 to ensure approval prior to the expiration date. ... More

Radioisotope use (RAM) permits will be migrated to BioRAFT

May 17th, 2018

Radiation Safety has begun the process of migrating RAM permits from the Research Information Management System (RIMS) to BioRAFT. Permits will be migrated in order of upcoming permit expiration dates. Once a permit has been migrated to BioRAFT, the permit holder will receive a notification through the BioRAFT messaging system asking... More