About IBC

Welcome to the UTEP recombinant 
DNA/Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) webpage. 

Here you'll find relevant information 
that will assist new and established 
researchers. The IBC is committed 
to assisting faculty, staff, and students
 with their research while ensuring 
the University's compliance with all 
federal regulations.

Mission Statement

The mission of theInstitutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) at The University of Texas at El Paso(UTEP) is to ensure that research involving recombinant DNA (rDNA), syntheticnucleotides, infectious agents (pathogens), biological toxins, nanotechnology,or select agents is classified at the appropriate biosafety level and done in accordancewith all appropriate guidelines, regulations and good safety practices.


UTEP uses the NIH Guidelines for Research InvolvingRecombinant DNA Molecules and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)as key tools for biosafety and rDNA research oversight.  

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