IBC Meeting schedule and Protocol Submission

Who needs to be registered with Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

All work involving biohazard agents, recombinant and/or synthetic nucleic acid molecules, use of human blood, body fluids or tissues, gene therapy, use of USDA agents or CDC select agents must be registered and in some cases approved by the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) prior to initiation of work. It is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator to submit a completed IBC application/registration to the Institutional Biosafety Committee

New Protocol submission process – Enter and submit an IBC protocol using IDEATE.  This new system is live as of August  2015. All new protocols must be submitted using IDEATE.

IDEATE link (FireFox is the preferred browser)

Follow this tutorial to get started. Ideate Use Tutorial

Support and Access

For issues regarding IDEATE and IDEATE access please contact IdeateSupport@unthsc.edu.

In order for protocol submission to be considered on the monthly agenda, an initial electronic draft of the protocol form must be submitted using IDEATE. IDEATE link . For questions regarding protocol submission process, please contact the Bio Safety Program Office (ibc@unthsc.edu) . The deadline allows sufficient time for revision of the draft submission to ensure an administratively complete application is available to the committee in an effort to expedite review and approval. Incomplete submissions may necessitate a delay in consideration to a subsequent meeting.

IBC meets on third Wednesday of every month from 12 Noon to 1 p.m.

IBC Protocol Submission Due Date IBC Meeting date
August  22, 2018 September 19, 2018
September 26, 2018 October 17, 2018
October 24, 2018 November 21, 2018
November 28, 2018 December 19, 2018
December  26, 2018 January 16, 2019
January 23, 2019 February 20, 2019
February 27, 2019 March 20, 2019
March 27, 2019 April 17, 2019
April 24, 2019 May 15, 2019
May 22, 2019 June 19, 2019
June 26, 2019 July 17, 2019
July 24, 2019 August 15, 2019


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