May 19, 2015 - US Government Meeting on DURC
The US Government will hold a meeting for interested stakeholders to discuss implementation of the U.S. Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern on July 22.
Government Travel Restrictions
April 8, 2015 - NIH RFI on Funding and Strategies to Improve Sustainability of Research
The National Institutes of Health released a request for information (RFI) on optimizing funding policies and “other strategies to improve the impact and sustainability of the NIH-funded biomedical research enterprise.”
April 9, 2015 - Laboratory Practices Committee Prepares Endoscopy Document
The PSAB Committee on Laboratory Practices prepared On The Question of Culturing of Duodenoscopes to address the unique challenges of pathogen identification in cases of infections associated with gastrointestinal endoscopy.
March 27, 2015 - White House Releases National Action Plan to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
On March 27, 2015 the White House released a comprehensive plan that identifies critical actions to be taken by Federal departments and agencies to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
- March 16, 2015 - OSTP Releases Request for Comments on the Select Agent Regulations
- October 17, 2014 - USG Launches Deliberative Process on Gain-of-Function Research
- October 2, 2014 - ASM Provides Ebola Resources for Clinical Laboratory Scientists
- September 25, 2014 - United States Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences DURC