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Acronyms & Definitions

12.3 Regulatory, Policy and Oversight Offices

Acronyms Definitions
AAALAC American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care
CSR Center for Scientific Review
DAA Defense Contract Audit Agency
GSA General Services Administration
IACUC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
IBC Institutional Biosafety Committee
IRB Institutional Review Board (for the protection of human subjects)
NRA Nuclear Regulatory Agency
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OPRR Office for Protection from Research Risks
ORI Office of Research Integrity
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy
Last Updated: 4/29/24