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Biosafety Guidelines for CRISPR-cas Research

All research projects involving the CRISPR-cas genome editing technology must be registered with the UF Biosafety Office and reviewed by the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).  The link to the registration forms is http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/bio/forms

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Questions required to conduct proper risk assessment and corresponding mitigation procedures, such as:

Risk Assessment Questions

Risk Mitigation

Will the research be done in bacteria, cell cultures, plants, insects, or whole animals?

Using human-derived cell lines will require BSL-2 practices.  Use in animals will require IACUC approval. Use in plants or insects will require specific containment.


Top 12 Tips to Address Biosafety Concerns can be found here:

http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/programs/bio/biosafety-concerns-12-tips/


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