Research with Recombinant DNA

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. 

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.