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BioSafety Plan

A biosafety manual is required for all BSL2 work and higher. This template biosafety plan is provided as a resource.

Infectious Agent Exposure Protocol

This protocol is required for all BSL2 organisms and higher. It should be completed for all BSL2 organisms and should be part of the biosafety plan.

NIH Grants Policy Statement

This document applies to NIH grants and agreements for research involving recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules (including human gene transfer research).

NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules

This document specifies the biosafety practices and containment principles for constructing and handling: (i) recombinant nucleic acid molecules, (ii) synthetic nucleic acid molecules, including those that are chemically or otherwise modified but can base pair with naturally occurring nucleic acid molecules, and (iii) cells, organisms, and viruses containing such molecules.