Does the research involve recombinant DNA/hazardous substances (subject to appropriate regulations)?
If your proposal includes the use of recombinant DNA, hazardous substances, or infectious waste, you should answer “yes.” Guidelines are administered by Environmental Health & Safety’s Chemical/Biological Safety Section. Specific information regarding approval and procedures should be sought prior to completing this form. • Additional Guidance: Answering yes to either of these questions means the institutional Biohazard Committee must approve the protocol. • Does the project involve retired faculty? If yes, prior approval by the chair and Dean is required. • Does the project require use of HIPAA-Covered Data? See comments under IRB approval. • Will sub-contacts be required if funded? This is a way for the departments of co–investigators to have a separate budget. • Does the project involve internationals? This is currently for informational purposes. • Does this project require delivery of anything more than technical report(s)? Generally the answer is no. • Does the project utilize th
- My research might involve human subjects, laboratory animals, or biohazards (e.g., recombinant DNA). What is the procedure for getting approval to do this?
- What if the work involves the use of recombinant DNA, potential pathogens, radioactive isotopes or other hazardous substances?
- Does the research involve recombinant DNA/hazardous substances (subject to appropriate regulations)?