Office of Responsible Research Practices
The Ohio State University
About IBC


The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is responsible for reviewing all research that involves the use of recombinant DNA in accordance with the NIH Guidelines and ensuring that the proposed activities comply with the federal regulations governing them. In addition, the IBC provides guidance to the Ohio State research community regarding the proper acquisition, handling, transfer, and disposal of potentially hazardous or regulated biological materials.

Online submission, review, and management of biosafety information for research submitted to the IBC.

Policies and Procedures
IBC policies and procedures at Ohio State.

Meeting Dates
Meeting dates for the IBC.

Training Requirements
Training requirements for investigators and personnel who submit research protocols to the IBC.

Regulations and Guidance
Federal regulations and guidance pertaining to biosafety in research.

Investigator Guidance
Resources for investigators performing biosafety research at Ohio State.