Texas A&M University-Kingsville


Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) reviews all research involving the following and must be approved prior to initiation. Updated versions of all forms must be used, or your forms will be returned to you.

  • Recombinant DNA
  • Infectious agents
  • Biotoxins or select agents
  • Human tissue, blood, or body fluids
  • Animal use that may result in exposure to infectious agents


The IBC requires PIs/PDs with research that involving the above listed items to fill in and submit the following forms. These forms may all be found on the ORSP website's Forms Page, under the Compliance tab.

  • Biosafety Evaluation Form
  • Decontamination Form
  • Waste Disposal Form


Office of Biotechnology Activities

NIH Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Biosafety Levels (BSLs)

IBC Training on Tran Traq