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JSC Interim Directive on Research Involving Genetic Analysis (THIS ITEM HAS EXPIRED)

All NASA Flight Institutional Review Board (Flight IRB) protocols that involve genetic research, the principle investigator will need to provide a signed letter on letter head saying they have read, understand, and agree to follow the policy.

For purposes of this policy, the term “genetic analysis” includes research involving human DNA, RNA, chromosomes, proteins, or metabolites that detects genotypes, mutations, or chromosomal changes. It excludes the analysis and collection of bio-specimens that will not be submitted to genetic analysis.

JSC Interim Directive JID 1800.4