The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) has updated the Policy, Registration of Transgenic Animals. Changes to the Policy are largely administrative, reflecting updates published in the 2016 NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules. We encourage you to share and discuss the updated Policy with your research team. Please do not hesitate to contact us at 310-794-0262 … Read More

Campus Comment Period Open for Revised UCLA Policies 990 and 992

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) has revised UCLA Policies 990 (Use of Animals in Research, Teaching, and Testing) and 992 (Use of Biohazardous Materials and Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules in Research and Teaching Activities) and has placed these policies on the UCLA Administrative Policy website for a 30-day public review and comment period. The most noteworthy changes … Read More

Office of Research Administration (ORA) 2018-19 Winter Holiday Closure

The Office Research Administration (ORA) will observe UCLA’s 2018-19 Winter Holiday Closure. ORA will be closed beginning Saturday, December 22, 2018 and will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Please be advised that the Chancellor’s Animal Research Committee (ARC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and Medical Radiation Safety Committee (MRSC) / Radioactive Drug Research Committee (RDRC) will not conduct business during the … Read More