The use of radioactive materials at The University of Iowa is permitted only by or under the supervision of a Principal Investigator who has been approved by the University’s Radiation Protection Committee. Consideration for approval as an authorized Principal Investigator (PI) for non-human use requires:
- Permanent appointment at The University of Iowa.
- Completion of the EHS’s Basic Radiation Safety Training prior to using radioactive materials.
- Submission of a resume of training and experience with radioactive materials.
- Submission of a completed “Authorization Request for Radioactive Materials Use in the Basic Sciences.”