Institutional Biosafety Committee

Institutional Biosafety Committee forms & resources

  IBC Protocol Submission Forms:

Registration document for research involving rDNA, Synthetic Nucleic Acid, or Biohazards*.

*For information regarding the review and approval process for the use of BL-3 materials and access to the BL-3 facility, please email


Additional Resources, extracted from the NIH Guidelines:

Miscellaneous Forms:

IU Genome Editing Center Registration (IUGEC) Form

Instructions for using the  IUGEC registration form to order transgenic/knock-out rodents:

  1. Principal investigator fills out registration form and turns it in to the Stephane Pelletier ( at the IUGEC along with their animal order,
  2. The IUGEC will, in turn, forward that registration form to the IBC Office (,
  3. IBC office will ensure that an approved IBC protocol is in place or one is at least currently pending,
  4. Once compliance is assured, IBC office will sign the registration form and return it to the core facility representative, and
  5. Transgenic animal order may move forward.

Contact the Institutional Biosafety Committee

The Indiana University Institutional Biosafety Office provides support to all IU campuses and maintains a physical office in Bloomington. Contact the IBC Office at or 812-855-0656. You may also schedule an in-person meeting at a campus location convenient to you