Details: Application for Approval of Genetic Modification Experiment [Form 20-1]

Deadline: within 2 weeks after the approval of proposal

It is necessary to get approval before conducting a genetic modification experiment at JASRI. Following procedures should be followed by the person in charge of the experiment 1)

 The person in charge of the experiment must be a person who has at least one year experience of conducting genetic modification experiments, who will come to JASRI and actually participate in the experiment. As a general rule, students are not acceptable.

Procedure flow

〈 Documents to be submitted 〉

Submit Application for Approval of Genetic Recombination Experiment【Form 20-1】(Original). * If the document arrives after the deadline, you might not carry out your experiment.

* When planning an experiment, make sure that the experiment complies with the Law Concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity through Regulations on the Use of Living Modified Organisms (Act 97, 2003) as well as the applicable laws and regulations.

〈 Review of safety 〉

Safety will be reviewed by the safety committee based on the submitted documents, taking the methods of handling as well as the aspect of the facility into account.The person in charge of the experiment (a representative is acceptable) may be asked to attend the committee meeting to be interviewed regarding the content of the experiment.

〈 Notification of approval 〉

The decision of approval or non-approval will usually be sent in writing within 1 month of review by the genetic modification experiment safety committee. Approved proposal is valid for 3 years.

How to submit

Form No.DescriptionApplies to
20-1Application for Approval of Genetic Modification Experiment [MS Word]/Sample [PDF]

Genetic modification experiments

Questions (general)

ContactExt. No.E-mail address
SPring-8/SACLA Users Office/JASRI+81-791-58-0961sp8jasri@spring8.or.jp

Questions (technical) & Submission

ContactExt. No.E-mail address
JASRI Safety Office+81-791-58-0874safety@spring8.or.jp