|Biosafety - IBC Administrative Policies and Procedures||UMass Amherst has an Institutional Biosafety Committee in compliance with NIH and BMBL guidelines.|
|Chancellor's Memo on Export Control||Outlines campus policies and procedures in the area of export control.|
|Export Control and Universities: Information and Case Studies||
Brochure that describes relevant information about export controls and how they affect the academic research enterprise (produced by the Council on Government Relations).
|Export Control Compliance Guidelines - UMass Amherst||
Export controls apply to virtually all fields of science and engineering and restrict both physical shipments and electronic transmission of information. These laws apply to all activities – not just sponsored research projects.
|Institutional Chemical Safety Committee Policy and Procedures||Administrative policies and procedures of committee charged with advising on matters that relate to the safe use of chemicals in the laboratory environment.|
|Marijuana - Legal Alert from OGC||
Legal alert to remind the University community that, notwithstanding recent changes to Massachusetts law, possession or use of marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Further, federal laws pertaining to marijuana will be enforced on University properties, including as the laws apply to academic research.
|Needle and Syringe Use||Links to Massachusetts regulation guiding purchase.|
|rDNA or Synthetic DNA||Requirements for review of research projects involving the use of rDNA or synthetic DNA.|