Research Specific Training
Required Research-Specific Training
Biosafety and Biosecurity
NIH Guidelines (for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules) training is required for all personnel using materials or agents that contain recombinant and/or synthetic nucleic acid molecules (DNA, RNA, or other genetic material) at Pitt and other affiliated institutions.
Use of Controlled Substances in Basic and Animal Research
This course is required for all individuals listed on Animal Research Protections (formerly IACUC) protocols that entail the use of controlled substances.
Good Laboratory Practice
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) describes the quality systems necessary for supporting the performance of nonclinical laboratory studies and how they should be planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported, and archived.
Privacy and Information Security for Researchers
Anybody who encounters protected health information (PHI) for research purposes is required to complete the CITI Health Privacy and Information Security training.
Research-Specific Optional Training
This optional course is highly recommended for individuals who work with or may be responsible for federally controlled devices, materials, or technologies.