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To ensure that all grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts that possess, use, or transfer select agents comply with the NIAID select agent policy as described in the NIAID Select Agents Award Explanatory Statement.
See if you are working with a select agent or toxin. Use the up-to-date list of select agents, toxins, and overlap select agents and toxins at HHS and USDA Select Agents and Toxins. Also see if your agent is exempt or excluded at Select Agent Exclusions.
Find links for the regulations that govern select agent activities at National Select Agent Registry Regulations.
Use the Flowchart for NIAID Select Agent Research Awards (PowerPoint) in conjunction with this document. It contains two flow charts:
Interagency Select Agent Review Group
Grantees with questions should contact the grants management specialist or program officer listed in the eRA Commons. For more information, see Contact Staff for Help in the Strategy for NIH Funding.
See the Office of Acquisitions staff listing for the appropriate contract specialist.
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Responding to Reports of Potential Incidents Involving Breaches of Biocontainment or Biosecurity SOP
Program Officer Checklist SOP
If your research involves select agents, find more information in NIAID's Biodefense and Select Agents portal.
Last Updated February 14, 2013
Last Reviewed February 14, 2013