ERIC Number: EJ309066
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Institutional Biosafety Committees and the Inadequacies of Risk Regulation.
Bereano, Philip L.
Science, Technology, and Human Values, v9 n4 p16-34 Fall 1984
Discusses institutional biosafety committees (IBC) which provide quasi-independent reviews of recombinant DNA work done at an institution. Considers the nature of IBC operation, the National Institutes of Health "Guidelines for Recombinant DNA Research," the composition of IBCs, the intellectual content of IBC deliberations, and issues related to human errors. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
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