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Nancy Lewis
Nancy Lewis
Assistant Vice President
(607) 777-3532

Nancy Lewis oversees all aspects of compliance related to research, including human subjects protection; animal care and use; research involving radiation, biohazards and other controlled substances; financial conflict of interest; responsible conduct of research; export controls; research misconduct allegation inquiries and the policies guiding these areas. She ensures the University is in compliance with federal, state and agency regulations related to the University's research activities, including the implementation of education and training programs for faculty, staff and students in all areas of research compliance.


Linda Reynolds
Linda Reynolds
IRB Associate Director

Linda Reynolds provides oversight to routine operations of the IRB and human subjects research compliance programs. Primarily she oversees administrative reviews of exempt and expedited research, as well as serves as a voting member of the IRB. In collaboration with divisional support staff, she manages the post-approval monitoring program, annual program evaluations and certifications; and training and education for faculty, staff and students conducting research involving human subjects. In an effort to maintain a comprehensive compliance effort, she works with departments across campus to provide guidance and support on regulatory or policy matters pertaining to the IRB.

Abigail McConnell
Abigail Ryan
Research Compliance Coordinator
(607) 777-4664

Abigail Ryan supports the assistant vice president for research compliance and the Office of Research Compliance within the Division of Research in areas of institutional biosafety; conflict of interest management; stem cell research; radiation safety; export controls; responsible conduct of research training support; and documentation management in response to federal, state and agency requirements for research compliance.

Last Updated: 8/9/19