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RCRA: ORA Policy Approval Process Update

RCRA has created a comprehensive process for all ORA policies (i.e. policies in which VPRA is the Responsible Official) in the Employee and Faculty Handbooks. This includes thorough review and approval by relevant internal stakeholders within ORA and external stakeholders from the University at large. Finally, we are aiming for more robust communication, awareness, and […]

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ORIC Updates: Pre-Inspection Assistance and QA/QI Help

The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC) has two new programs to assist registrants (holder of a controlled substance or dangerous drug registration) with their compliance needs: Pre-inspection Assistance: ORIC team members can meet with you to walk you through the process of applying to the Georgia Pharmacy Board (GPB) and the Drug Enforcement […]

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Export Control Updates: Visiting Scholar OnBase Platform and EEI Filing

Visiting Scholar OnBase Platform RCRA is partnering with OIT to build a visitor’s application form on OnBase to complement the Visiting Scholar and Visiting Student Policy that is currently routing for approval. RCRA receives requests via email to review and approve visiting scholars for research security and export controls. It is expected that the OnBase […]

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IACUC Updates (October 2022)

Please see the some important IACUC updates below as of October 2022: EU DAR Communication #1 regarding how to prepare for the 2023 AAALACi Site Visit for Emory’s re-accreditation. It is not to early to start preparing your lab! NEW TOOL FOR RESEARCHERS – Template for using flowmeters during CO2 Euthanasia – This is a tool […]

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eDisclose for Research Disclosures

Many of you have been using Emory’s homegrown eCOI platform to manage research reporting requirements.  We are sunsetting eCOI and transitioning to eDisclose, a university-wide software system designed to help researchers disclose financial interests and request approval for external activities. While we recognize that any transition can present some frustrations, modernizing our system through eDisclose […]

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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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Reminder: Managing Chemical Waste in Labs

Is your lab compliant with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)? RCRA is the public law that creates the framework for the proper management of hazardous and non-hazardous solid waste. To ensure proper management of chemical waste in Emory laboratories, please review the following actions: Complete the chemical waste label. […]

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