RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the month of August. We highly encourage those of you who are new to working in the system to attend a training session to learn how to use RATS 2.0. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Thursday, August 4, 2022 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Thursday, August 11, 2022  … Read More

Important MRSC/RDRC SafetyNet Update

We would like to inform you of a change that will be implemented in the MRSC/RDRC application in SafetyNet. Effective July 1, 2022, you will be required to manually enter the entire IRB # that is associated with your MRSC/RDRC submission. Please see the screenshot below.  By entering the full IRB number, users will experience improved performance populating the MRSC/RDRC … Read More

IBC REMINDER: Creating Amendments to your Biological Use Authorization (BUA)

This is a reminder that ANY change to your existing BUA must be submitted to the IBC for review and approval prior to implementation. Amendments may include, but are not limited to, changes in procedures/methods, personnel updates, addition of new materials, and addition of lab locations. Personnel only changes are considered a minor amendment to an existing BUA and will … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for this month. We highly encourage those of you new to working in the system to attend a training session to learn how to use RATS 2.0. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Tuesday, June 7, 2022 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Tuesday, June 14, 2022 11:00 a.m. … Read More

30-Day Public Review for UCLA Policy 992

To: Administrative Officers, Deans, Department Chairs, Directors, UCLA Health, Vice Chancellors, and Vice Provosts Dear Colleagues: The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities has updated UCLA Policy 992: Use of Biohazardous Materials and Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules in Research and Teaching Activities. In 2020, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) modified their oversight regarding clinical … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the next month. As more of you start working in the system, we highly encourage you to attend a training session to learn how to use RATS 2.0. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Tuesday, May 10, 2022 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2022 … Read More

Important Change to the Continuing Review (CR) Process in SafetyNet for Human Gene Transfer (HGT) Studies

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) has updated the IBC guidance document, IBC Requirements for Human Gene Transfer (HGT) Studies. Changes to the document largely reflect updates summarized in the April 2019 Amendment of the NIH Guidelines in the oversight of HGT studies. The IBC will also be implementing yearly CRs for HGT studies, effective April 2022. This change is intended to align the review process with the … Read More

New Biohazard Exposure (ABC) Posters Available

On behalf of EH&S, we are pleased to inform you that new Biohazard Exposure (ABC) posters are available, starting today. The re-designed posters include the new location of Occupational Health (CHS 17-240, near Café Med). Please dispose of your current ABC posters and replace them with the new ones. The new Biohazard Exposure (ABC) posters will be distributed in multiple ways: Through … Read More

RATS 2.0 Training and Office Hours

Below are the scheduled RATS 2.0 Zoom training sessions for the next month. As more of you start working in the system, we highly encourage you to attend a training session to learn how to use RATS 2.0. Please contact RATSHelp@research.ucla.edu to register for an upcoming session: Date Time Thursday, April 7, 2022 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2022 … Read More