Environmental Health & Safety
Frequently Asked Questions
- Why do I have to register my protocol?
- I receive no external funding. Do I have to register my protocol?
- I receive no funding from NIH. Do I have to register my recombinant DNA protocol?
- I have a fellowship grant to conduct recombinant DNA research. Do I have to register my grant?
- What type of research must be registered with the IBC?
- If I am registering a new grant or project (set of experiments) or a 5-year update, what forms do I need to complete?
- If I am modifying an already-approved grant or project (set of experiments), what forms do I need to complete?
- If I am submitting a UCAR (new or 36 month review), what forms do I need to complete?
- If I am modifying a UCAR protocol, what forms do I need to complete?
- What do I do if my protocol has been completed or terminated?
- Where should I send my completed IBC registration forms?
- How long will the IBC approval process take?
- How should I respond to the additional questions from the IBC?
- Should I submit a revised IBC registration form with my response to the additional questions?
- I share a lab with an investigator who is already registered with the IBC. Doesn't that grant/project registration apply to my work in the shared lab?
- How do I find out what biosafety level I am supposed to use for the infectious agents I work with?
- I am moving my lab to another building. What do I have to do?
- Why do I need to have my laboratory inspected and who do I contact to have it done?
- May I become a member of the Institutional Biosafety Committee?
- Do all my mammalian cells and cell lines have to be registered with the IBC?
- Where can I find information about registering my transgenic mice?
- Can I delegate the completion of IBC registration documents to my staff?
QUESTIONS or COMMENTS?
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This page last updated 2/6/2015. Disclaimer.