Dual use research of concern (DURC) is life sciences research that, based on current understanding, can be reasonably anticipated to provide knowledge, information, products, or technologies that could be directly misused to pose a significant threat with broad consequences to public health and safety, agricultural crops and other plants, animals, the environment, or national security.
This document describes DURC and UW DURC policy and procedures.
This document outlines the UW Institutional Biosafety Committee's working definition of 3rd generation lentiviral vectors.
This policy outlines the safety and occupational health requirements for work with vaccinia virus.
The agenda for the next Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) meeting is posted here at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.
The charter for the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) describes the purpose, function and operation of the University's IBC.