Institutional Biosafety Committee-Environmental Health & Safety - Carnegie Mellon University

Institutional Biosafety Committee

The IBC is responsible for monitoring and ensuring the compliance of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) laboratories with the NIH Guidelines, as well as for reviewing and approving of all research projects involving recombinant/synthetic nucleic acid molecules. Carnegie Mellon's Department of Environmental Heath and Safety (EHS) recognizes that manipulation and insertion of recombinant/synthetic nucleic acids into various organisms is an integral part of many of CMU’s research and teaching laboratories. For more information, please click on the links below.

Definition of "Recombinant and Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules"

Recombinant and Synthetic Nucleic Acids Research Applications

Non-Recombinant/Synthetic Nucleic Acids Research

IBC Documents and Forms

Training for Research Pertaining to the NIH Guidelines