Fact Sheets

Division of Research Fact Sheet (PDF)

The Division of Research is committed to a truly comprehensive university where students, researchers, and inventors bring scholarship and innovation to bear for the benefit of the community, the state, and the nation.

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Research (PDF)

Research is at our core. Texas A&M University’s standing today—as one of the largest research universities in the United States—is testament to more than 125 years of visionary planning and strategic investment. 

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Research by the Numbers (PDF)

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Guiding Principles of Research Compliance (PDF)

Guiding principles of research compliance developed by The Texas A&M University System.

Biological Safety at Texas A&M: Roles and Responsibilities (PDF)

The Texas A&M biological safety program developed from the University’s commitment to address and comply with federal and local requirements regarding the use of biohazards and recombinant DNA. To learn more about Texas A&M's roles and responsibilities in biological safety, or biohazards in research, visit the Biohazards section of the Research Compliance and Biosafety website.


Human Subjects in Research: Roles and Responsibilities (PDF)

The Texas A&M Human Research Protection Program developed from the University’s commitment to address and comply with federal and local requirements regarding the protection of human subjects in research. To learn more about the roles and responsibilities of human subjects research, or for additional information about human subject research, visit the Human Subjects section of the Research Compliance and Biosafety website.



Export Controls at Texas A&M: Roles and Responsibilities (PDF)

Export control laws regulate the conditions under which certain information, technologies, and commodities can be transmitted to foreign persons or entities in the United States or abroad. In addition, export control laws and regulations restrict or prohibit the transaction of business with certain countries, persons, and entities that have been sanctioned by federal agencies as a threat to important U.S. interests. To learn more about Texas A&M's policy of compliance with U.S. export control laws and the roles and responsibilities relating to export controls, or for additional information on export controls, visit the Export Controls section.


Research Integrity (PDF)

The Division of Research is responsible for providing training and support to faculty, students, and staff in regulatory requirements for scientific research. For more information, visit the Research Compliance and Biosafety website.


Scientific Misconduct (PDF)

Definitions, responsibilities, response procedures, and additional information relating to the subject of scientific misconduct.


Rabies Awareness (PDF)

Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the central nervous system. Infection causes an acute, progressive encephalomyelitis that is almost always fatal.

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Bat Awareness (PDF)

Bats control insect populations around the world, but may also carry diseases that can affect humans and other animals. The Offices of  Biosafety have developed a set of rules on interacting with bats in the environment.

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Comparative Medicine Program (PDF)

The Comparative Medicine Program is the centrally administered support service for animal research and teaching programs at Texas A&M. Visit the Comparative Medicine Program web page to learn more about the program.


Attending Veterinarian at Texas A&M (PDF)

Texas A&M's attending veterinarian (AV) is responsible for the health and well-being of all animals used for research, teaching, and testing. Visit the Comparative Medicine Program web page for more information on the AV.


Guiding Principles - SARC (PDF)

Principles guiding the Division of Research’s Strategic Allocation of Resources Committee (SARC), which will evaluate all requests for program development funds received from Texas A&M colleges and departments to the vice president for research.


Bioscience Business Accelerator (PDF)

Texas A&M's Bioscience Business Accelerator is located in the Texas A&M Institute for Preclinical Studies Building. Additional information on the Bioscience Business Accelerator is available at the Research Park section of the Division of Research website.


Research Development Services  (PDF)

Key facts about Research Development Services. For more information, see the Research Development Services section of the Division of Research  website.

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Sponsored Research Services (SRS)  (PDF)
Sponsored Research Services
 was established September 1, 2011, to enhance research services. SRS provides research administration services to The Texas A&M University System members with sponsored research activity based in Brazos County, as well as Texas A&M University at Galveston and Texas A&M University at Qatar. In addition SRS supports pre-award services for the regional campuses of Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University–Central Texas, Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi, and Texas A&M–San Antonio.

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Texas A&M Technology Commercialization (TTC) (PDF)

Texas A&M Technology Commercialization (TTC) encourages broad practical application of Texas A&M University System research; encourages and assists faculty, researchers and staff in the protection, licensing and commercialization of their discoveries; and ensures the equitable distribution of royalties and other monetary benefits resulting from the commercial application of intellectual property.

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