Welcome to the UTEP recombinant DNA/Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) webpage
Here you'll find relevant information that will assist new and established researchers. The IBC is committed to assisting faculty, staff, and students with their research while ensuring the University's compliance with all federal regulations.
The mission of theInstitutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) at The University of Texas at El Paso(UTEP) is to ensure that research involving recombinant DNA (rDNA), synthetic nucleotides, infectious agents (pathogens), biological toxins, nanotechnology, or select agents is classified at the appropriate biosafety level and done in accordance with all appropriate guidelines, regulations and good safety practices.
UTEP uses the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)as key tools for biosafety and rDNA research oversight.
IBC Meeting Schedule
Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Fall 2018 - Spring 2019
|Submission DEADLINE on IRBNet*||
|July 30, 2018||August 10, 2018|
||September 14, 2018|
||October 12, 2018|
||November 9, 0218|
||January 11, 2019|
||February 8, 2019|
||April 12, 2019|
||May 10, 2019|
||June 14, 2019|
*Subject to change
Kelly Hall Room 701
(2nd Friday of every month)*