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Research Project: Institutional Biosafety Committee Oversight between Utah State University and Co-located USDA-ARS Entities in Logan

Location: Pollinating Insect-Biology, Management, Systematics Research

Project Number: 2080-21000-017-11-N
Project Type: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 30, 2017
End Date: Sep 29, 2022

Objective:
The USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the Utah State University (USU) agree it is mutually beneficial to maintain collaborative relationships, share resources, and strengthen the relationship between ARS and USU in areas of mutual interest through cooperative research programs and exchanges. The objective of this NFCA is to clarify the specific oversight responsibilities of each party to the agreement.

Approach:
This agreement would allow mutual collaborative use of services available through both the USU and the USDA, ARS. The purpose of this agreement is to clarify the specific roles and responsibilities that each institution agrees to assume relative to the performance, conduct, management, and/or oversight of biological research activities, which involve Recombinant Nucleic Acid, Pathogen, Toxin and Poison research (biological research) in accordance ARS Policies and Procedures.