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NIH Recombinant DNA Guidelines

This course offers training on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant and Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules requirements.


About this Course


NIH Recombinant DNA Guidelines provides principal investigators and those responsible for the conduct of recombinant and synthetic nucleic acid research experiments with basic training and an overview of the requirements established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: Principal Investigators and Researchers Responsible for the Conduct of Recombinant and Synthetic Nucleic Acid Research Experiments

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


Course Content


Toggle Content NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules

Provides principal investigators and others responsible for the conduct of recombinant and synthetic nucleic acid research experiments, and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) members who review these experiments, with training on the requirements of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant and Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules. It is designed as initial training but can also be used as periodic refresher training for principal investigators and IBC members as required by the NIH guidelines.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 13493 (English)
Author(s): Benjamin Fontes, MPH, CBSP - Yale University

Toggle Content Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSS) Introduction

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

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

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