The Use of Human Subjects, Animals, Radiation, Chemicals, and Recombinant DNA in Research


Scope: Who is Covered by this Policy?

Employees and Students


Policy

All research conducted at Miami University must comply with federal regulations regulating the use of human subjects, laboratory animals, radiation, chemicals, and recombinant DNA in research. The University has established the following committees to oversee activities and enforce regulations in these areas:

  1. Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research (see the policy “Research Involving Human Subjects”)
  2. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
  3. Radiation Safety Committee
  4. Chemical Safety Committee
  5. Institutional Biosafety Committee

Information on the operation of these committees, and on procedures to be followed in proposing research involving the entities above, is available from the Office of Research and Innovation.


Related Form(s)

Not applicable.


Additional Resources and Procedures

Not applicable.


FAQ

Not applicable.


Policy Administration

Next Review Date

7/1/2023

Responsible Officers

  • Vice President for Research and Innovation
  • Office of the Provost

Legal Authority

Section 3345.14 of the Ohio Revised Code

Federal Regulations

Compliance Policy

Yes

Recent Revision History

 

Reference ID(s)

  • MUPIM 15.7
  • OAC 3339-15-07

Reviewing Bodies

  • Miami University Senate
  • Vice President for Research and Innovation
  • Office of the Provost