Biological Safety

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Biological Safety Manual

Biosafety Meeting Schedule

The Intitutional Biosafety Committee will meet on the second Thursday of each month at 2:15 PM. The Principal Investigator must attend the meeting to present the protocol and provide any additional information requested by the Committee. Meetings will be held in 1424 W. Martin Luther King Jr (MLKG Room 107).

Protocol Submission

Protocols must be received by the Biosafety Coordinator at least one week prior to the next scheduled meeting to ensure review at the next meeting. Requests for late submission will be considered on a case by case basis. Contact the Biosafety Coordinator, or phone 575-2671, for additional information and assistance.

For information regarding submission deadlines, meeting dates, etc., contact the Biological Safety Compliance Coordinator,, (479) 575-2671.

For technical assistance in preparing protocols, please contact the Biological Safety Officer, Jim Hogan, Ph.D.

Investigator Resources

Contact IBC Program Staff


Director, Research Compliance

Jason G. Ramage                108 MLKG                                  479-575-2105

Biosafety Compliance Coordinator

Shatara Porchia-White

IBC Chair

Ines Pinto, Ph.D.        SCEN 527                      479-575-6941


Upcoming RSCP Meetings

IACUC Meeting: Friday, June 1 at MLKG 107. Deadline for submitting protocols for review at the meeting is at least seven (7) working days prior to the meeting.

IRB Meeting: Wednesday, June 13 at noon in MLKG 107

IBC Meeting: Thursday, June 14 at 2:15PM in MLKG 107