Contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) to obtain the necessary approvals for access to Biological Select Agents and Toxins (BSAT).
Submit (via the IBC submission process) to the IRE a completed Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC) Application available in the forms and template library of IRBNet.
Await outcome of review from the IRE regarding applicability of the research as it pertains to this policy. If the IRE determines that the research constitutes DURC, and is subject to this Policy: Do not commence with the research until an approved risk mitigation plan is in place.
Once an approved risk mitigation plan is in place, and the IRE approves the research to commence, the investigator must conduct and/or communicate the research in accordance with the provisions of the risk mitigation plan.