A completed Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) protocol submission form must be submitted to, and approved by, the IBC before any work involving biohazards may begin.
What needs to reviewed?
All research utilizing recombinant DNA or synthetic nucleic acid molecules must adhere strictly to the NIH Guidelines. Learn More >
What do you need to prepare for submission?
Prior to submitting an IBC protocol, the principal investigator should ensure all personnel have read and understood the proposed research and that they are either up-to-date with required training or scheduled to complete required training. Learn More >
What are my responsibilities?
The IU-Bloomington IBC and the principal investigator each have specific responsibilities (Sec. IV-B-2 and Sec. IV-B-7 respectively, NIH Guidelines) in assuring that biosafety concerns are identified and appropriately addressed throughout the research process. Learn More >