The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is responsible for reviewing and approving all research involving rDNA and/or infectious agents or toxins. Committee functions are administrated through the Office of Animal Care and Institutional Biosafety (OACIB) within the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

The goal of the OACIB is to facilitate the protocol writing/review process for the investigator and to ensure compliance of rDNA and infectious agent research with federal regulations. OACIB accepts all protocol submissions, coordinates protocol review, notifies the investigator of the outcome of protocol review and works with investigators during the protocol writing/review process.

Please contact us if you have questions regarding the use of rDNA and/or infectious agents or toxins in research

IBC Announcements

2018 OVCR Holiday Schedules

Nov 7

Office of Research Services (ORS) 2018 Holiday Schedule

The Office of Research Services (ORS) will observe the UIC reduced service schedule for non-essential services that begins on Monday, December 24th. As such, ORS will close at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 21, 2018, and will reopen at 8:30 AM on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

To ensure timely review and processing of sponsored project documents due prior to Wednesday, January 2, 2019, please submit all necessary paperwork no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, December 14, 2018.

IBC Deadlines

Submit New Protocol to IBC 2/14/19 Meeting

Jan 10

Month Deadline to Submit HGT Protocol* Deadline to Submit Non- HGT Protocol Meeting Date Notify PI By
February January 10, 2019 January 30, 2019 February 14, 2019 February 21, 2019

Submit New Protocol to IBC 3/14/19 Meeting

Feb 14

Month Deadline to Submit HGT Protocol* Deadline to Submit Non- HGT Protocol Meeting Date Notify PI By
March February 14, 2019 February 27, 2019 March 14, 2019 March 21, 2019

Submit New Protocol to IBC 4/11/19 Meeting

Mar 14

Month Deadline to Submit HGT Protocol* Deadline to Submit Non- HGT Protocol Meeting Date Notify PI By
April March 14, 2019 March 27, 2019 Arpil 11, 2019 April 18, 2019