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Research Involving r∙s∙DNA

All work with recombinant or synthetic Nucleic Acids (r∙s∙DNA) must comply with the

NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules.

 

Registration Forms

[Download and complete using Microsoft Word.  Handwritten forms are unacceptable and will be returned.  A signature must be provided.  You may use an official digital signature or a hand-written written signature.  A typed-in name does not constitute an acceptable signature.]

  1. Penn r∙s∙DNA Registration Forms
  2. Penn r∙s∙DNA Amendment Form
  3. Human Gene Transfer Protocols

 

Instructions

  1. Assistance for filling out the Penn r∙s∙DNA registration form is available.  Step by step instructions and information about what section of the NIH Guidelines your work falls under, procedures, submission and helpful tips can be found in the Tutorial for the Penn r∙s∙DNA Registration Form.

 

    Resources

    1. Office of Biotechnology Activities (OBA)
    2. NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules
    3. Safety Considerations in Recombinant or Synthetic DNA Research with Pathogenic Viruses
    4. Institutional Biosafety Committee 
    5. r∙s∙DNA Spill Protocol

     

    **Crossing of Transgenic Rodents (Section III-E-3):  Change in Registration Requirement**

    **Notice about animal research protocols involving r∙s∙DNA**