The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is the administrative and decision-making body having responsibility for review and approval of research involving recombinant or synthetic DNA. Before any research involving recombinant or synthetic DNA can be initiated it must have received IBC review and approval. Please see the forms below to complete the IBC application, submit completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also review the requirements for Biosafety level 1 and 2 labs below.
Links to the NIH Guidelines, the Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th edition, and other biosafety guidance is available under the Links section.
IBC Forms for Download
- IBC Application Form
- Application Continuation Pages
EXEMPTIONS SPECIFIED IN THE NIH GUIDELINES
- Does your E. coli experiment require IBC review?
- Does your S. cerevisiae experiment require IBC review?
- Does your mouse experiment require IBC review?
- Does your tissue culture experiment require IBC review?
- Biosafety Level 1 Requirements
- Biosafety Level 2 Requirements
- Biosafety cabinets (BSC) OSHA requirements
- Requirements for IBC’s (Presentation)
Links to NIH and CDC Biosafety Guidelines
- NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules ("NIH Guidelines")
- Biosafety Guidance
- Institutional Biosafety Committee Guidance
- Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th edition
Members of the Institutional Biosafety Committee
|Aaron Severson (IBC Chair)||email@example.com|
|Vania De Paolifirstname.lastname@example.org|
*IACUC chair (ex officio, non-voting member)