The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBCInstitutional Biosafety Committee The IBC is an instituti...) is an institutional committee created under the NIHNational Institutes of Health Guidelines to review research involving recombinant DNA and synthetic nucleic acid research. The IBC also reviews all research involving biohazardous materials and has overall oversight and responsibility for the Biosafety program at BU and BMC. The IBC carries out these functions pursuant to requirements set forth by federal, state, and local agencies, as well as BU.

IBC Public Meeting 2021

Pursuant to Section 2.03 of the Boston Public Health Commissions Biological Laboratory Regulations, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) of Boston University (BU) will hold its annual public meeting on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, Noon – 3pm. The meeting will be held online (via Zoom) and may also be joined by phone.


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Meeting ID: 979 4322 0566

Passcode: 447134


Public Comment: Members of the public can submit written comments or questions before the meeting via email to During the meeting, comments or questions can be voiced or posted using the Zoom chat function. Written comments or questions can be sent to within seven (7) days following the meeting. Responses to public comments will be provided during the meeting or by posting the responses on the BU IBC’s website, after the meeting.


Meeting Agenda