Welcome to the UNC-CH NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules training course. The course provides information in order for the principal investigator to make sure that his/her laboratory is in compliance with the National Institute of Health Guidelines for such research. In addition, the Guidelines identify key ethical principles and key safety reporting requirements, applicable to all researchers who work with recombinant DNA molecules. Once the module has been completed, click on the post test and complete to receive credit for the training. If you have any questions regarding this training or any safety issue, please call 919-962-5507.

Learning Aids

  • PDF version of this training program
  • NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules
  • NIH Office of Biotechnology Website
  • Biosafety Considerations for Research with Lentiviral Vectors
  • NIH Report – Assessment of Adenoviral Vector Safety and Toxicity

After Completion: Remember that you must take and pass the post test in order to receive credit for this training. Onyen or PID required.