Office of Research Assurances

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

About IBC

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is required by the National Institute of Health Guidelines (NIH Guidelines). This presidential committee is advisory on matters relating to the safe use and handling of biological materials, including recombinant DNA molecules, on the WSU campus.
Investigators must register with the IBC (via an BAF form) prior to conducting any research (regardless of the funding source) involving; rDNA, human fluids or tissues, or other infectious agents related research involving biohazardous materials.
Office of Research Assurances, P.O. Box 643143, Neil Room 427, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-3143
Phone: 509-335-7195, Fax: 509-335-6410,