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, 2019 September 18, 2019
September 25, 2019 October 16, 2019
October 23, 2019 November 20, 2019
November 27, 2019 December 18, 2019
December  25, 2019 January 15, 2020
January 22, 2020 February 19, 2020
February 26, 2020 March 18, 2020
March 25, 2020 April 15, 2020
April 22, 2020 May 20, 2020
May 27, 2020 June 17, 2020
June 24, 2020 July 15, 2020
July 22, 2020 August 19, 2020


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