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The Biohazard Committee reviews all research activities involving infectious agents/pathogens categorized as Risk Group 2 or Risk Group 3, biologically-derived toxins, the Parkinsonism-inducing neurotoxic chemical MPTP, nanoparticles, prions, or prion-like synthetic particles, as required by University policy. Risk Group 4 agents/pathogens are not currently permitted at Rush. Study teams indicate whether their project utilizes such agents in the Master Project under Question 8.0 of the Project Specific Information section.


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