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Institutional Autonomous Systems Committee (IASC)

Faculty-led Institutional Autonomous Systems Committee (IASC) to provide a review and approval mechanism for drones operated by anyone on U-M property, and by U-M faculty, students and staff when engaged in U-M activities off of U-M property.

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Responsible for assessing the biosafety containment level for research involving recombinant DNA and synthetic nucleic acid molecules. The U-M Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) also oversees research with other potentially hazardous biologics.

Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

Guidance on the use of non-classified federal data, CUI, that the U.S. Government creates or possesses, or that a non-federal entity (such as U-M) receives, possesses, or creates for, or on behalf of, the U.S Government. The development or use of this data requires additional information security controls to access, store, or disseminate.

Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Provides oversight of the ethical issues related to the derivation and research use of human embryonic stem cells (hESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) at the university.

Controlled Substances in Research

Get help to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations pertaining to controlled substances in the research setting at U-M, including controlled substances that are associated with animal research, administered to human subjects as part of a research protocol, and used for in vitro or analytical research.