Institutional Biosafety Committee - IBC


Full Review

For projects requiring full IBC review (non-exempt biohazardous materials in a risk category greater than or equal to Risk Group 2, the researcher must complete a Protocol Form, as well as develop a Standard Operating Procedure for any biohazardous agents or toxins when applicable, and submit to the IBC Committee for review.  

  • The IBC may take one or more of the following actions:
  • Approve the project without modification.
  • Approve the project subject to stipulations and/or minor modifications.
  • Table the decision pending additional information.
  • Disapprove the project.
  • The researcher may not initiate the project until IBC approval is given.
  • For protocols utilizing recombinant or synthetic nucleic acids, infectious agents or biological toxins complete the following forms and submit as in pdf format to ibc@uvm.edu

Forms Needed for Initial  Submission Review

Protocol Form
Standard Operating Procedure (if applicable for work with biohazardous agents or toxins)

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