IBC Review and Approval
- IBC meets regularly (usually monthly). Holidays may require meetings to be rescheduled and/or combined.
- Protocols submitted after the submission deadline will be held for the next IBC meeting
Approval Periods and Annual Renewal
All research and teaching activities that involves recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules and biohazardous agents, materials, and toxins must have IBC approval (rDNA and Biosafety protocols) before work can begin and maintain IBC approval (rDNA and Biosafety protocols) while conducting teaching or research activities with these materials. Required training and lab inspection must be completed before IBC approval is granted.
Exempt BSL-1 or ABSL-1 rDNA protocols may be approved for up to 3 years
Exempt BSL-2 and Non-Exempt rDNA protocols may be approved for up to 1 year
All Biosafety protocols may be approved for up to 1 year
Completion of all biosafety training is required for approval of IBC protocols
Required Lab Inspection
Current approved lab biosafety manual and lab inspection is required for approval of IBC protocols
To check the status of lab biosafety manual , lab inspection, and personnel training contact EHS