University of Vermont

Institutional Biosafety Committee - IBC


Simultaneous Review

  • Those projects determined to have  BSL1 containment may be initiated prior to approval. 

  • The determination that the research fits within the “review simultaneous” category will be made by the Biological Safety Officer and the Chair.  

  • The researcher will receive a memo stating that activity may begin.  The project will be placed on the next available agenda for full IBC review.

  • The researcher may be asked for further clarifications after the full review and 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.
  • For protocols utilizing recombinant DNA only, infectious agents or toxins complete the following forms and submit as a PDF to

Forms Needed for Initial  Submission Review

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

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