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The IBC is named as the Virginia Tech Institutional review Entity for Dual Use Research

(Effective 9/25/2015)
           
In accordance with the Federal Government Dual Use Research of Concern Policy, all life science research at Virginia Tech will need to be in accordance with the Virginia Tech Dual Use Research of Concern Policy (Research Policy 13050).  The Virginia Tech Dual Use Research of Concern Policy provides guidance for researchers whose work may meet the criteria for DURC.

The Associate Vice President of the Office of Research Compliance is the Virginia Tech Institutional Contact for Dual Use Research (ICDUR).   The Institutional Biosafety Committee has been identified as the Institutional Review Entity (IRE) for all VT Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC).