Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Required Forms:

Biological Research

A Course with Biomaterials

Using Nucleic Acids

Using Pathogens or Materials that Carry a Risk of Pathogens?

Continuing Approved Research projects or classroom activities into the next academic year

Other Forms:

Training Requirement:

Please note that students working in labs are required to completeCITI training

All forms should be submitted to biosafety@ithaca.edu.

Should you have questions about whether your activities require IBC approval, please direct your inquiries to biosafety@ithaca.eduor call extension 607-274-3734.

Students working in labs MUST complete CITI training

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is a standing committee responsible for reviewing all College research and teaching activities that involve the use of:

  • biohazardous materials such as human tissues and/or fluids
  • human pathogens
  • regulated animal and plant pathogens
  • biological toxins
  • nucleic acids