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Recent Biosafety Protocol & Regulation Changes

Recent changes were made the NIH Office of Biotechnology to the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant and Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules. Also, changes were made to Biosafety Protocol review process including the committee structure. These changes have been reflected in a Change Summary document that is posted on the EHSO website: http://www.ehso.emory.edu/programs/research/research-protocol.cfm Please review […]

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Changes to the NIH Guidelines & Biosafety Training

On September 12th, 2012, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) published a revision to the NIH Guidelines that will go into effect on March 5th, 2013. The most significant change to the Guidelines was the incorporation of research involving synthetic nucleic acid molecules. Due to the inclusion of these experiments to the document, the NIH […]

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Biosafety Training

EHSO has kicked-off a new online training module in the Emory Learning Management System: Biosafety Training (Course Code 240120). Who Needs to Take It: All individuals listed on a Biosafety Protocol: those conducting research with potentially infectious or otherwise hazardous materials deriving from plant, animal, or human sources, including infectious agents, biological toxins, and recombinant […]

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