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Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)

This course provides training on the U.S. Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC).


About this Course


Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC) offers a detailed training on the United States Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern. The course is based on the 2014 United States Government Policy for Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern, which is required for all National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded entities. It describes the agents and types of experiments that require oversight, individual and organizational responsibilities, and risk mitigation strategies.

Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: Biosafety Officers, IBC Members, Researchers

Organizational Subscription Price: Included in additional $500 annual subscription fee for Biosafety and Biosecurity
Independent Learner Price: $110 per person


Course Content


Toggle Content Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)

Detailed training on the United States Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern. It is based on the 2014 United States Government Policy for Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern, which is required for all National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded entities. It describes the agents and types of experiments that require oversight, individual and organizational responsibilities, and risk mitigation strategies.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 16263 (English)
Author(s): Angela Birnbaum, MPH - Tulane University

Toggle Content Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSS) Introduction

Introduces CITI Program’s Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSS) series.

Recommended Use: Supplemental
ID (Language): 13987 (English)