Native or Recombinant Mammalian Viruses (not exempt)
IBC submission & approval process:
- You may initially submit these forms to WSU's Biosafety Officer via email, without signatures.
- Forms received by the Thursday before the scheduled IBC meeting will be reviewed that month.
- Forms received earlier will be pre-reviewed before submission to the committee; pre-reviews can significantly expedite the approval process.
- After the IBC reviews the forms and all modifications are approved, please send the original, signed forms to OEHS.
Approvals are valid for three (3) years from the initial review/approval process and apply only to the lab originally inspected and the investigator originally approved.
New protocols / renewals:
Complete & submit the following documents to email@example.com:
for assistance with SOPs: Preparing a Standard Operating Procedure - Guidance from the IBC
If protocol involves lentivirus, complete
If you wish to alter the research procedures, add a new agent, move to a new location, or hire new employees to work on the IBC approved projects, then you are required to submit a Protocol Amendment Form.
If you are unsure if an amendment is required, please contact the WSU Biosafety Officer.
WSU Biosafety Manual - must be available in your lab
rDNA Compliance Reminder (pdf): Memo from NIH regarding the importance of IBC oversight and review of research involving recombinant DNA.
Laboratory Biosafety Resources - biosafety cabinets, training, disinfection, waste disposal, etc.
Questions? Contact Richard Pearson, WSU Biosafety Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org or 313-577-1200