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Compliance - Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Contact Person:
Gayle Jones
5703 Alumni Hall, Rm 114
(207) 581-1498

The function of the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is to ensure that research using recombinant DNA or infectious agents is carried out in conformity with federal guidelines. Questions regarding the IBC may be directed to Dr. John Singer,  207/581-2808,, Chair of the Committee.

IBC Membership: Current membership listing.

Policies and Procedures for Research Involving Recombinant DNA or Infections Agents: All persons involved with recombinant DNA and/or infectious agents should read this Policy.

Request/Notification Regarding the Use of Recombinant DNA (print out and send to John Singer, Hitchner Hall)

Request to Use Class 2 or Higher Infectious Agents in Teaching or Research (print out and send to John Singer, Hitchner Hall)

Biosafety Checklist (recommended that BLS2 labs conduct a self-audit on a yearly basis)

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Contact Information

UMaine Research
5703 Alumni Hall, Room 209
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207.581.1506 | Fax: 207.581.1300
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System