Notice of Delay 

Please note that due to temporary staffing shortages in the Office of Research Integrity, turnaround times for submissions will be delayed over the next several weeks.

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is an ethics review committee required by the NIH. At PSU, the IBC is responsible for reviewing and approving all research activities involving recombinant DNA and potentially bio-hazardous materials. The committee assures compliance with regulatory requirements and conformance with best practices.

PSU IBC Application and Forms
PSU IBC Biosafety Manual Templates & Facility Review Checklists
PSU IBC Training
PSU IBC Meetings

The IBC meets approximately once a month. To confirm upcoming meeting information, please contact ORI at ibc@pdx.eduIBC minutes are available upon request.
For additional questions related to the use of recombinant DNA and potentially bio-hazardous materials, please contact the ORI at (503) 725-5484 or