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Two high-level reviews of biosafety and biosecurity practices call for several improvements in the laboratory oversight system.
The Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS) criteria of NIH grant applications, cooperative agreements and contract proposals have been simplified.
An additional interactive session on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) is being offered to accommodate demand; remote access will be available.
New federal regulations require institutions to adopt policies and procedures for oversight of dual use research of concern (DURC). Dual use refers to research conducted for legitimate purposes that could be used for benevolent or harmful purposes. Dual use research of concern is that which could be misused to threaten public health and safety.
The fall semester interactive session on Responsible Conduct of Research will be October 2, 2015.
Fall 2015 Research Excellence Orientation for all new RAs at Kaka`ako campus.
Responsible Conduct of Research Interactive Session for Summer 2015
Updated 2015 Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Undergraduate students Lashelle Eguires and Andrew Haro presenting their poster at the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Showcase on May 8, 2015. With AVS staff from left to right: Lisa Sato, Sylvia Kondo, Lashelle Eguires, Andrew Haro, Thomas Blanco, and Michael Wong.
A new ORC newsletter is intended to stimulate discussion on best practices for productive and responsible research programs.
Comments are invited on the proposed UH response to new federal regulations that require universities to adopt policies and procedures for Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC).
Interactive sessions on the responsible conduct of research (RCR) will be offered at Manoa and to the Neighbor Islands via HITS this semester.