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IBC Public Meeting 2014

August 6th, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pursuant to Section 2.03 of the Boston Public Health Commission’s Biological Laboratory Regulation, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) of Boston University will hold its annual public meeting on September 17, 2014 from 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at BMC Newton Pavilion, 88 East Newton Street, 2nd Floor, Conference Room C/D, Boston, Massachusetts.

Additional information on the BU IBC can be found at: http://www.bu.edu/orccommittees/ibc or by contacting the IBC Coordinator at (617) 638-4531.

IBC Public Meeting 2013

September 5th, 2013 in Uncategorized

Pursuant to Section 2.03 of the Boston Public Health Commission’s Biological Laboratory Regulation, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) of Boston University will hold its annual public meeting on September 24, 2013 from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at BMC Newton Pavilion, 88 East Newton Street, 2nd Floor, Conference Room C/D, Boston, Massachusetts.  

 Additional information on the BU IBC can be found at:

http://www.bu.edu/orccommittees/ibc 

or by contacting the IBC Coordinator at (617) 638-4263.

IBC Public Meeting

August 30th, 2011 in Uncategorized

Pursuant to Section 2.03 of the Boston Public Health Commission’s Biological Laboratory Regulation, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) of Boston University will hold its annual public meeting on September 20, 2011 from 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at BMC Menino Pavilion, 840 Harrison Avenue, 2nd Floor, Conference Room C, Boston, Massachusetts.

Additional information on the BU IBC can be found at:

http://www.bu.edu/orccommittees/ibc

or, by contacting the IBC Coordinator at (617) 638-4263.

BU Policy on Institutional Conflict of Interest in Research Posted

December 3rd, 2010 in Uncategorized

The BU Policy on Institutional Conflict of Interest in Research (approved May 5, 2010) is now available. View Policy

ORC launches new webpage on Dual Use Research of Concern

November 29th, 2010 in Uncategorized

The Office of Research Compliance has launched a webpage on Dual Use Research of Concern. 

Click here to visit.

IBC Public Meeting

September 2nd, 2010 in Uncategorized

Pursuant to Section 2.03 of the Boston Public Health Commission’s Biological Laboratory Regulation, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) of Boston University will hold its annual public meeting on September 21, 2010 from 12:00 noon-1:30 p.m. at BMC, 88 E. Newton Street, 2nd Floor, Conference Room C/D, Boston, Massachusetts.

Additional information on the BU IBC can be found at:

http://www.bu.edu/orccommittees/ibc

or, by contacting the IBC Coordinator at (617) 638-4263.

New BU Plan for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research

May 10th, 2010 in Uncategorized

Boston University has adopted a Plan for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research and Mentoring of Graduate Students and Post-doctoral Researchers

For answers to FAQs about the Plan, click here.  This Plan provides a preliminary roadmap for the University’s compliance with:

NIH Releases an Update to its RCR Requirements

December 1st, 2009 in Uncategorized

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-10-019.html

“The purpose of this Notice is to update NIH policy on instruction in the responsible conduct of research, convey some of the consensus best practices that have evolved in the research training community over the past two decades, and to provide access to additional information that may be useful to institutions and individuals in meeting their obligations under NIH policy.  Specifically this Notice: 1) develops principles based on 20 years’ experience of providing instruction in responsible conduct of research by the scientific research community; 2) is more specific about who should participate, how often instruction should occur, and the form that instruction should take; 3) addresses issues that have arisen as the practice of biomedical, behavioral and clinical science has evolved; and 4) provides guidance to applicants, peer reviewers and NIH staff in determining how well specific plans for instruction in responsible conduct of research compare with the best practices accumulated over the past two decades by the research training community…”

NSF Releases New Requirements in RCR Instruction

August 25th, 2009 in Uncategorized

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-19930.htm

“Implementation Plan: Effective January 4, 2010, NSF will require
that, at the time of proposal submission to NSF, a proposing
institution’s Authorized Organizational Representative certify that the institution has a plan to provide appropriate training and oversight in the responsible and ethical conduct of research to undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers who will be supported by NSF to conduct research
…”