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FAQs: Types of Potentially Hazardous Biological Materials Page (IBC Application)

The selections you make on the Types of Potentially Hazardous Materials Used page determine the sections of the application that you will need to complete. Please keep in mind that you hold only ONE application to cover ANY work you are conducting that requires IBC review and approval. To ensure that your IBC application is complete, carefully consider the questions listed below as you select the options on Types of Materials page.

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If so, then be aware that creating an application is NOT the same as amending your registration.

Once your IBC application is approved, your current IBC registration will be withdrawn:  be sure that your new application includes any work from your current registration for which you wish to maintain approval.

What if I’m no longer working with the recombinant DNA that is described in my current registration?

If you are no longer conducting work that is described in your current IBC registration, let us know when you submit your new IBC application. Otherwise, we will contact you for clarification before assigning your application for committee review.

If your IACUC protocols include EITHER transgenic animals, OR administration of rDNA, infectious agents, biological toxins, or human- or certain animal-derived substances to any kind of animals, be sure to select those options on this page. That work must be represented in your application.

If you are no longer conducting work that is described in a currently approved IACUC protocol, let us know when you submit your new IBC application. Otherwise, we will contact you for clarification before assigning your application for review.

 

If so, then be sure to select the option on this page for research involving human-derived substances. Note that BSL2 containment/practices is required for all work involving human-derived substances.