C. If the protocol is working with animals, an approved IACUC protocol is also required!
2. Protocol Draft Review
Pre-Review is conducted by Compliance Administrator, and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). The pre-review may involve revisions, clarifications and modifications to the protocol before review by the IBC Chair or IBC Committee. Required training will be verified for completion.
3. Committee Review
The IBC reviews projects by Full Committee Review (FCR).
4. Communicate Outcome
Utilizing the electronic protocol system the IBC will notify investigators in writing of its decision to approve or withhold approval of protocols, or when modifications are required to secure IBC approval.
Musts During Research:
Determine the need for IBC review before modifying recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid research already approved by the IBC.
Submit any subsequent changes (e.g., changes in the source of DNA or host-vector system) to the IBC for review and approval or disapproval.
Remain in communication with the IBC throughout the duration of the project.
Report any significant problems pertaining to the operation and implementation of containment practices and procedures, violations of the NIH Guidelines, or any significant research-related accidents and illnesses to the IBC, NIH OBA, and, as applicable, the Biological Safety Officer, Greenhouse or Animal Facility Director, and other appropriate authorities.