Animal Work in BSRB BSL3 Facility to Halt Immediately

Due to limited resources and effective immediately, the UCLA high containment program can no longer support ABSL3 work in the BSL3 laboratory. Projects previously approved by the HCUC, ARC, and IBC that have not yet been initiated will not be allowed to proceed at this time. This decision is immediate and indefinite; we regret the inconvenience to you and your … Read More

Animal Work in BSL3 Facility

The UCLA High Containment Use Committee (HCUC) acknowledges that the lack of Animal Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) facilities on campus has hampered research efforts related to COVID-19 and has therefore determined that it will consider BSL3 use proposals for projects that include short duration mouse experiments with a very limited number of animals. The HCUC cannot guarantee that ABSL3 proposals … Read More

Export Control Regulations

To:  Administrators, Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, Executive Officers and Faculty Dear Colleagues: I am writing to follow up on an email about the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (ITSR) sent to campus deans by the UCLA Export Control Officer in August 2020. I know that the email raised a number of unanticipated concerns as many of you were unaware of reminders … Read More

Bureau Of Cannabis Control Accepting Public University Research Grant Applications

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17, 2020 Contact: Alex Traverso (916) 298-7215 SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) announced today a Request for Proposals (RFP) for university research grants for public universities in California. The Bureau has $30 million to be disbursed for research projects related to the implementation and effect of Proposition 64. Research proposals must … Read More

UCOP Compliance Alert (Sept. 2020): Federal Laws May Regulate Research/Telework From Certain Countries

For the most recent version of this memo, see Compliance Alert. Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services COMPLIANCE ALERT FEDERAL LAWS MAY REGULATE RESEARCH/TELEWORK FROM CERTAIN COUNTRIES SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 Current Requirements Under federal export control law, University research or telework from a country subject to comprehensive sanctions, including Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea region of Ukraine, is … Read More

UCOP Compliance Alert (Sept. 2020): Federal Laws May Regulate Whether You Can Provide Online Classes to Students Located Outside the United States

For the most recent version of this memo, see Compliance Alert. Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services COMPLIANCE ALERT FEDERAL LAWS MAY REGULATE WHETHER YOU CAN PROVIDE ONLINE CLASSES TO STUDENTS LOCATED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 Current Requirements Under federal export control law, online courses to an individual in a country subject to comprehensive sanctions, including Cuba, Iran, … Read More

Conflict of Commitment and Outside Activities of Faculty Members

To: Faculty, Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, and Administrative Officers Re: Conflict of Commitment and Outside Activities of Faculty Members Dear Colleagues: We are writing to remind you of prior approval and reporting requirements related to outside professional activities and how to comply with UC policy as described in Academic Personnel Manual 671 (PDF) (APM-671). APM-671 (along with your School’s Implementation … Read More

Implementing UC Guidance on Accepting Cannabis Industry Support

Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, and Administrative Officers This memo provides direction about how UCLA is implementing UC Guidance Memo 19-02, Pilot Approach when Considering Funding from the Marijuana Industry. Per Guidance Memo 19-02, campuses are expected to implement plans to engage in due diligence if they are aware of — or reasonably suspect — potential support may be related to … Read More

Conflict of Commitment and Outside Activities of Faculty Members

To: Faculty, Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, and Administrative Officers Re: Conflict of Commitment and Outside Activities of Faculty Members Dear Colleagues: We are writing to remind you of prior approval and reporting requirements related to outside professional activities and how to comply with UC policy as described in Academic Personnel Manual 025 (PDF) (APM-025). APM-025 provides faculty with the framework to manage … Read More