The format must include the following information:
a. Project title (including course number if a teaching program)
b. Project leader(s) (a.k.a. Principal Investigator) name.
c. Names of other Research Staff and other authorized personnel, including personnel qualifications and training.
d. Departmental affiliation, mailing address, phone number(s), and lab location.
e. Proposed start date, proposed end date.
f. Funding agency.
g. An indication of the use of any hazardous material including infectious agents and other biological hazards, toxic or carcinogenic chemical agents, and radioactive materials.
h. Rationale and purpose of the proposed study and the scientific goals of the research.
i. Groups and individuals to be used with scientific justification; the number of participants should be justified statistically.
j. An indication of the categories of discomfort and the classification of research based on primary use.
k. A description detailing the procedures that are to be carried out.
l. Assurance that procedures will avoid or minimize discomfort, distress, and pain to the participants/subjects consistent with sound research design.
m. Any other information considered important or necessary and pertinent.