Step by Step
Biosafety - NIH Guidelines
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5


Target Audience:

The NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules: working safely with recombinant or synthetic agents in the clinic or basic science laboratory setting. This module is required for investigators and research staff wishing to register to use the MyIBC on-line IBC review system. This modules falls within the NIH Guidelines Section IV-B-1-h regarding appropriate training regarding laboratory safety and implementation of the NIH Guidelines.

Educational Objectives:

The audience will learn: * Why the NIH Guidelines are important * Content of the NIH Guidelines, including the definition of Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Research * What is an IBC and its function * How to submit a research proposal to the IBC


Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) - IBC Office
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