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Licensures and Approvals

One of the functions of the Biomedical Research and Training Programs Office is to ensure that the research being conducted at Alabama State University falls within the guidelines issued by the federal government as well as ASU. Accordingly, ASU has established several committees to oversee specific aspects of these guidelines. Information on each of these may be obtained from the Programs Office. Listed below are the compliance committees with links to more information on each one.

IACUC - Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

IACUC Any Researcher Personnel, Instructor or Employee who wishes to work with vertebrate animals in their research, teaching, or for commercial purposes must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Click on this link to obtain more information on this committee or to download an application.

IRB - Institutional Review Board

IRB Any Researcher Personnel, Instructor or Employee who wishes to use human subjects in their research, teaching or otherwise must obtain prior approval from the Institutional Review Board. Click on this link to read more about this committee.

Biosafety & Bio Containment

Biosafety Any Researcher Personnel, Instructor or Employee who wishes to work with biohazardous materials must have an approved protocol for handling and disposing of these materials on file with ASU Biosafety Officer. Click on this link for more information regarding this committee.

Radiation Safety

Radiation Safety Any Research Personnel, Instructor or Employee who wishes to work with radioactive materials must request to be added to the University’s Radiation License. Click on this link to obtain information on ASU’s existing license and contact information on ASU’s Radiation Safety Officer.

Research Misconduct

Research Misconduct All ASU Research Scientists are required to follow all institutional and federal guidelines regarding conducting, reporting and requesting to perform scientific experiments. Violations of any of the established guidelines will lead to disciplinary action by the University and possibly legal prosecution depending on the severity of the offense. For more detailed information regarding ASU’s Policy and Procedures on Research Misconduct, click on this links below:

ASU RESEARCH MISCONDUCT

ORI GUIDELINES 


 

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