The biosafety program has been developed to protect students, faculty, staff and visitors from potentially hazardous biological materials, assist in complying with federal, state and local regulations, standards and guidelines pertaining to biological research and to promote good laboratory practices.

Review the Institutional Biosafety Policy for more information regarding submission of a protocol. To submit a protocol use the IBC Application for Approval.

Protocol Submission Deadlines

2018 Application Deadlines for the Institutional Biosafety Committee

Application deadline Meeting Date
January 4, 2019 January 2019
March 1, 2019 March 2019
April 1, 2019 April 2019

In general, meetings are held in January, March, May, July, September and November.

IBC meetings will be held within two weeks following the submission deadline. For finalized meeting dates or for a copy of the agenda for any of the above meetings, please email or call 815-753-9251.

IBC Chair
Joel Stafstrom, Ph.D.
Phone 815-753-3207

Laboratory Safety Manager
Michele Crase
Phone 815-753-9251