Obtain Approval

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If your research involves:You need to follow this process:Your work may need approval by:
Animals Animal Welfare Office Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Human Subjects Research Human Research Protection Program Institutional Review Board

Pathogens or potential pathogens for humans, animals, or plants

Biosafety Program Institutional Biosafety Committee
Recombinant DNA or RNA Biosafety Program Institutional Biosafety Committee
Creation or use of transgenic plants or animals Biosafety Program Institutional Biosafety Committee
Select Agents or Toxins Biosafety Program Institutional Biosafety Committee
Any material requiring a CDC Import License or a USDA permit Biosafety Program Institutional Biosafety Committee
Nonclinical laboratory studies as defined in the FDA Good Laboratory Practices regulations Good Laboratory Practices
Deemed Exports Division of Research
Potential Conflict of Interest Division of Research