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Additional Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research

All individuals, whether funded or not, who wish to conduct research with humans, must also complete the CITI Human Subjects Protection course prior to initiating research with humans.

All individuals, whether funded or not, who wish to conduct research involving vertebrate animals, must complete the Laboratory Animal Training Association (LATA) base module, species specific module(s), and techniques module(s) prior to initiating research with vertebrate animals. Both of these RCR training areas are supplemented by live training opportunities.

All individuals, whether funded or not, who work in laboratories with chemicals must complete the UNLV Chemical Hygiene/Laboratory Safety Training. In addition, individuals working with human blood or other potentially infectious materials must complete the UNLV Bloodborne Pathogens training. Individuals working with infectious materials or recombinant DNA must complete the UNLV Biosafety training. Finally, individuals working with biological toxins must complete the UNLV Toxin Safety training.

For more information on training on chemical hygiene/laboratory safety, bloodborne pathogens, biosafety, or toxin safety, contact the Risk Management and Safety Office at 702-895-4226.

For more information on training in the areas of human subjects research or laboratory animals, contact the Office of Research Integrity at 702-895-5948.