The Rice University - Texas Medical Center Chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society is proud to announce the formation of an Institutional Review Board, made available to all Sigma Xi members. This service will be offered at no cost, but a donation to our Chapter’s scholarship and awards programs would be greatly appreciated. 

Please submit the below form to, with "IRB Submission" in the subject line of your email:


If you believe your research qualifies for exemption as a non-human subjects research project, submit the following form to, with "IRB Exemption Request" in the subject line of your email: