Use of any items in the following groups: Group 1= recombinant DNA, including human gene transfer studies, Group 2= infectious agents or pathogens. Click to view more.

Group 3= primate (human or non-human) tissues or fluids (including organs, blood, fluids, cell lines...), Group 4= xenotransplantation (only animal tissue into humans), Group 5= substances controlled by the Drug Enforcement Agency, the US Department of Homeland Security, the center for Disease Control, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or the US Department of Agriculture, Group 6= dual use agents (chemical or biological materials used for legitimate research purposes that may also be subject  to restrictions for security purposes).

If using Groups 1, 2, or 3, your research may require Committee on Microbiological Safety (COMS) review. Refer to the Lab Safety page of this website, which includes the contact information for COMS.
If using Groups 4 or 5, your research will require review by Environmental Health & Safety. Refer to the Lab Safety page of this website, which includes contact information for EH&S.
If using Group 6, you are required to comply with US Export Control regulations. Refer to the Export Controls & Bio-security page of this website.