Southern Methodist University is committed to the safe, legal, and ethical use of Recombinant DNA (rDNA) in its facilities. Acting as an agent for the University in regulating work involving such materials, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) will ensure that research involving rDNA meets all applicable safety, legal, and ethical requirements.
Details about the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) and oversight process can be found in the Research Handbook.
Electronic IBC Management Software: Axiom Mentor
Research Compliance is in the process of implementing the IBC module of the Mentor Electronic Management System. More information coming soon.
Environmental Health and Safety
Research Compliance works closely with Environmental Health and Safety to provide guidance, oversight, and training regarding work with rDNA.
IBC meetings are scheduled on an as-needed basis.
Pia Vogel, PhD