Environmental Health & Safety

University of Colorado Boulder


IBC Biosafety Application

General Description

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), exercises oversight for all CU BoulderĀ research, classroom, and field activities involving biological agents or materials, to ensure that employees, students, the public and the environment are protected from biohazards associated with CU Boulder operations.

Complete this form to receive IBC review and authorization for 3 years for research involving: any biological agents, infected animals or tissues (including field work), recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid (rsNA) molecules, Select Agents & Toxins, and work with human blood, bodily fluids, tissues or cells in culture. Most of the biological research described in this application requires IBC authorization prior to initiation.