Regulatory Requirements

By maintaining oversight of regulations pertaining to research subjects and regulated materials, researchers help to ensure that the institution is in compliance as members of the research community. The following resources highlight some of these areas:

Guidance on research with human subjects  

Committee on the Use of Human Subjects (CUHS) - University-area Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Guidance on research with animal subjects

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)  - FAS and SEAS committee on the use of animals in research and teaching

Guidance for stem cell research

Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight (ESCRO) Committee  - Committee overseeing ethical and scientific reviews of all research involving the derivation and research use of embryos, human embryonic stem cells and certain activities involving non-embryonic stem cells, human neural stem cells, and human gametes

Stem Cell Research Oversight  - Contact information for stem cell research

Working with biohazardous materials

Biosafety Compliance  - Resources and contact information for the offices that oversee compliance with biohazardous materials

Biosafety Manual  - University guidelines on the regulation of biohazardous materials

Export controls guidance 

FAS/SEAS Export Controls 

University Export Controls Policies and Procedures