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Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Meeting

The UT Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) meets once a month to review registrations and discuss compliance issues involving biological safety on campus.

The IBC is responsible for the review and approval of research protocols involving:

  • Recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules
  • Biological agents (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and prions)
  • Acute toxins of biological origin
  • Human or nonhuman primate blood, blood products, tissues, secretions, excretions, or cell lines*
  • Venomous animals
  • Poisonous plants
  • Novel nanoparticles
  • Diagnostic specimens or environmental samples
*   Research use of all agents infectious to humans must be registered with the IBC. Agents infectious to animals or plants must be registered with the IBC if federal agency permits are required for the possession or use of these agents.
This meeting is open to the public.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 11:00am to 1:00pm

Ken and Blaire Mossman Building, 404
1311 Cumberland Avenue Knoxville, TN 37996

Event Type

Meetings & Conferences


Health & Wellness


Faculty & Staff


Biosafety Program


Contact Name

Jessica Woofter

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