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Campus Recreation

Gym memberships and wellness class passes are available for faculty, staff and their spouses. Get Healthy

Biosafety (IBC)

About the IBC

On behalf of the university, the IBC is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and approving potentially biohazardous material research
  • Ensuring compliance with the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules (NIH Guidelines), the Select Agents Regulations and alignment with best practices as provided in the Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL)
  • Adopting emergency plans covering accidental spills and personnel contamination resulting from potentially infectious material and recombinant or synthetic DNA research
  • Providing training to faculty, staff and students on biological safety practices
  • Making recommendations to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development regarding the safe use of biohazards
  • Investigating any concerns raised regarding the use of biohazards within the university

See APM Chapter 35.11 for a detailed description of IBC functions.

IBC News & Announcements 

Please read this important memorandum regarding research with select agents or toxins at the University of Idaho.

Office of Research Assurances

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  11111

Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  11111-3010

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Phone: 111-111-6162

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