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RGC Policies Summary

Author: Dr. Edwin Bemmel, AVP, RGC We are excited to share that our policies have been released into Policy Manager. These policies were created with feedback from our stakeholders and are based on the Uniform Guidance and standard grants management practices. While most are new, several are revisions of existing policies. Here is a listing of […]

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FY23 RGC Post-Award Activity Highlights

Author: Edwin Bemmel, AVP, RGC The Office of Research Grants and Contracts provides financial post award administration support for all sponsored projects at Emory University. During FY23, post award activities have been a priority for the Office of Research Administration and RGC. Our primary focus has been on award closeout processes and activities. Our goal […]

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Updated IACUC Policies (August 2022)

The IACUC recently reviewed and updated a few policies. Please ensure that you review these updated policies if they apply to your research. See the list of updated policies here (the list would go into a separate page to avoid this section being so long):  1. Education and Training Requirements: This document includes the training requirements before […]

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Reminder of Sponsored Award Closeout Policies

As we approach the end of another fiscal year the Office of Research: Grants and Contracts (RGC) wanted to remind the research community of our sponsored award closeout timeline. Our office has seen an increase in the number of projected and unreconciled awards being submitted for final invoicing/financial reporting. In keeping with 45 CFR 75.381 […]

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IACUC Updates- Policies, eIACUC Maintenance, and Protocol Compliance

The IACUC recently approved the updates to the following Policies Adoption Policy: This document establishes policy and provides procedures for adoption of research animals from Emory University MPTP Guidelines: These guidelines recognize the scientific value of the MPTP model of parkinsonism and attempt to address the practical problems associated with the use of this agent. […]

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Report All Work-Related Injury, Illness or Exposure – Have You Accessed HOME?

Report all work-related injury, illness or exposure – Have you accessed HOME? Employees who are injured on the job must promptly notify their supervisor and report to Occupational Injury Management according to Emory University Policy 4.93 Workplace Health and Safety. Emory’s Health and Occupational Management at Emory (HOME) is the web-based tool/portal used by Emory […]

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EHSO Research Safety Lab Inspection Top Findings!

Lab inspections are conducted on a routine basis to assist in compliance with regulations, to identify and correct general lab hazards, and to help ensure a safe work environment. Below is a summary of the top findings from our most recent inspection cycle (September 2016-August 2017), and recommended corrective actions. Item # Item Description Item […]

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DEA Controlled Substances Disposal

The DEA provides guidance on the proper disposal of controlled substances. Based on DEA guidance, Emory University has a policy that covers the proper use and disposal of controlled substances for non-human subjects research. At this time, a DEA registered reverse distributor must be used to properly dispose of controlled substances. The DEA registration holder […]

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Are You Aware of DURC?

The United States Government (USG) issued in March 2012 the Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC) Policy, and subsequently, the Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences DURC. The USG defines DURC as: …life sciences research that, based on current understanding, can be reasonably anticipated to provide knowledge, information, products, or technology that could be directly misapplied to pose a significant threat with broad potential consequences to public health and safety, plants, animals, […]

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September Reminders

Just a few reminders for the month of September from EHSO: When moving Biological Safety Cabinets to a different floor or a different building, the BSC must be decontaminated prior to the move and affixed with the equipment hazard tag. Be sure to visit the regulated waste schedule. Personnel working in your lab who are […]

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