DNA strand

All work with recombinant or synthetic Nucleic Acids (r∙s∙NA) must comply with the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules. Registration forms for r∙s∙NA work must be submitted to the Penn Insititutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) for review and approval.

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    Instructions
    • Download and complete the registration forms using Microsoft Word. Handwritten forms are unacceptable and will be returned.

    • A signature must be provided by the Principal Investigator. You may use an official digital signature or a hand-written written signature. A typed-in name does not constitute an acceptable signature.

    • All training must be complete before registrations and amendments can be approved. Personnel handling rsNA materials must complete the following:

    • If you require guidance for filling out the Penn r∙s∙NA registration form please contact a Biosafety Officer at 215-898-4453.

    • Completed forms can be submitted electronically to ehrsappr@ehrs.upenn.edu for review and approval by the IBC.