The university is required to register with the CDC or USDA for possession, use or transfer of any of the agents, toxins or pathogens listed on their select agents, toxins and pathogens list. These agents are regulated by Select Agent Regulation 42 CFR 73.0 and the Agricultural Bioterrorism Protection Act of 2002 .
If you anticipate obtaining these materials you must complete an ETSU Registration form for pathogen, select agents and human cells/tissues.
Additional requirements of the "USA Patriot Act" and the "Public Health Security, Bioterrorism and Response Act of 2002" must also be satisfied.
Note: registration forms are to be electronically completed, not handwritten.