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

IBC Protocol submission process (NEW)
All activities involving potentially biohazardous materials (pathogens) must be registered with and approve by the Institutional Biosafety Committee.  Before any research with biohazard material can begin, an IBC Protocol will need to be reviewed and approved by our Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
Complete the Protocol submission forms and email to  ibc@unthsc.edu
IBC Protocol submission forms (NEW)

IBC meeting schedule 

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. For questions regarding protocol submission process, please contact the Bio Safety Program Office (ibc@unthsc.edu) .

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

IBC Protocol Submission Due Date IBC Meeting date
January 26, 2022 February 16, 2022
February 23, 2022 March 16, 2022
March 23, 2022 April 20, 2022
April 26, 2022 May 18, 2022
May 25, 2022 June 15, 2022
June 22, 2022 July 20, 2022
July 27, 2022 August 17, 2022
August 24, 2022 September 21, 2022
September 28, 2022 October 19, 2022
October 26, 2022 November 16, 2022
November 23, 2022 December 14, 2022
December 23, 2022 January 18, 2023


Other forms and SOP for biosafety operations

Biological Safety Cabinet Laboratory equipment relocation Installation form

HSC incident report form

UNTHSC IBC SOP for biohazard transport

 Laboratory Safety Survey Guidance Document 2020