Conflicts of Interest
A conflict of interest is a situation in which persons affiliated with a project funded by federal sources may have the opportunity to influence the project's business decisions in ways that could lead to personal gain or give improper advantage to themselves, their spouses, or dependent children. 
Sinclair has a Policy for Financial Disclosure. In accordance with federal conflict of interest regulations, Sinclair's policy requires all principal investigators and co-PIs, prior to submitting proposals, to certify they have no conflicts, or, if they have conflicts, to complete a Report Form for Financial Disclosure