The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is a standing committee responsible for reviewing all College research and teaching activities conducted by faculty, staff, students, and/or visiting scientists on Ithaca College property that involve the use of biohazardous materials. The IBC ensures that these activities meet standards of good biological safety practice emphasizing protection of personnel, the general public, and the environment.
Follow the links below for additional information:
- Regulated Activities and how to apply for review/approval.
- Federal regulations on Institutional Biosafety Committees, please refer to the NIH Guidelines.
- Research training for external funders can be found at the CITI Training Link.
- IBC's Charge, please refer to the Ithaca College Policy Manual.
The Office of the Provost provides staffing and administrative assistance to support the IBC. The Office of Environmental Health and Safety provides technical expertise as necessary for the IBC to fulfill its duties. For additional information, please refer to OSHA Regulations, Center for Disease Control, and American Biological Safety Association.
Should you have questions about whether your activities require IBC approval, please direct your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call extension 607-274-3113.