The University of Central Missouri is committed to its responsibility for research involving the use of biohazards at UCM. Biohazardous materials are defined as biological materials that may produce deleterious effects on humans or animals. Biohazards are defined as recombinant DNA, agents infectious to humans, animals or plants, other genetically altered organisms and agents, and biological toxins. Regardless of its source of financial support, all research with biohazards must be approved. If you are planning to conduct research involving biohazards, or if you are unsure if your research involves biohazards please contact UCM's research compliance officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Federal regulations may require UCM to obtain licenses from the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, or Treasury before allowing persons who are not citizens of the United States to access or share certain research information orfor implementing and enforcing the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which regulate the export of most commercial items.Other U.S. government agencies regulate more specialized exports.If you are planning to conduct research involving foreign nationals, trade, travel or contractual restrictions, or if you are unsure if your research involves export control, please contact UCM's research compliance officer at email@example.com.