Does your research involve Animals?

Then you need to:

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Does your research involve Human Subjects?

A human subject is defined by federal regulations as “a living individual about whom an investigator conducting research obtains (1) data through intervention or interaction with the individual, or (2) identifiable private information.”

Then you need to:

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Does your research or service activity involve the use of Individually Identifiable Health or Medical Information?

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Do you conduct research involving Recombinant DNA?

Then you need to:

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Do you work with Chemicals or other Hazardous Materials?

Then you need to:

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Do you work with Radioactive Materials?

Then you need to:

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Does your research require Shipment of Hazardous Materials to or from campus?

Then you need to:

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Do you use Biological Safety Cabinets?

Then you need to:

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Does your research Generate Hazardous Waste in the laboratory?

Then you need to:

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Do you work with X-ray machines or operate Lasers?

Then you need to:

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Does your research or university service involve International Shipping, Mailing, or Transport of research materials, equipment, or scientific samples? Do you supervise Foreign Nationals engaged in research? Do you Travel Abroad to Present Results, Consult with others, or otherwise Share Scientific Information with international colleagues?

Then you need to:

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Has your research produced an Invention? Do you need a Material Transfer Agreement? Do you have questions about Invention Disclosures, Patents, Copyrights, Invention Marketing, Confidentiality Agreements or other agreements involving Intellectual Property issues?

Then you need to:

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Do you have Conflicts of Interest such as Financial Relationships, Time Commitments, or other interests that may compete with your University responsibilities?

Then you need to:

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Are you Closing or Moving a Laboratory?

Then you need to:

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Are you going to be on Sabbatical or absent for more than 30 days?

Then you need to:

  • Appoint someone familiar with procedures to provide laboratory oversight in your absence
  • Empower a co-investigator to make necessary decisions on animal use protocols (contact IACUC if you have questions)
  • Inform the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM) of changes in emergency contact information for animal use protocols

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