Training

Successful completion of a range of biosafety training programs may be required prior to the initiation of your work at Mississippi State University. Please review the following table for information on required training.

All training is available on-line through myCourses. Live training is done by request and can be customized to your particular situation. Contact the biosafety officer for details.

 

Bloodborne

Pathogens

 

Taken once every 3 years

Biosafety:

Principles & Practices

Taken once

NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acids

Taken once

Effective Use of Biological Safety Cabinets (BSC)

Taken once

Dual Use Research of Concern

Taken once

Before initiating work involving:

 

 

 

 

 

Human or primate blood, other potentially infectious material including human/primate cell lines, or bloodborne pathogens

REQ

 

REQ

 

REC

 

Recombinant or synthetic nucleic acids

 

REQ

REQ

REC

 

Biosafety level 2

 

REQ

 

REC

 

Biosafety level 1

 

REC

 

REC

 

Dual use agents of concern

 

REQ

 

REC

REQ

REQ is required
REC is recommended

Instructions for self-enrollment through myCourses.

  1. Log into myCourses using your netID and password
  2. Click on the 'Self Enrollment' tab at the top of the page
  3. Click 'Enroll' next to the course that you would like to be enrolled in
  4. Click 'OK' to confirm
  5. Click 'myCourses' in the top left corner
  6. You should see the course in your course list

Please contact the biosafety office with any questions.