Role of the IBC
The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is charged with ensuring that all research involving the use of biohazardous materials at Liberty University is done so in accordance with the law.
The IBC reviews proposed studies involving biohazardous materials to ensure that the materials and personnel involved are safe in accordance with the laws and policies set forth by the NIH and Liberty University. The IBC is also responsible for making sure that all researchers and laboratory personnel are properly trained and equipped to engage in research of this nature.
Your Research Responsibilities
The IBC must approve any teaching or research activity involving the use of recombinant DNA, toxins, or infectious agents. If you are planning to conduct research involving any of these categories, you must seek approval from the IBC.
For additional information or to submit a protocol registration form, contact the IBC.