IBC Registration

All work with biological materials must be registered with the Biological Safety Officer (BSO).

Please click on the Form Links below and choose "Save" or "Save As" to save the form on your workstation. Then open in Microsoft Word to fill out form.

Biological Material Form Required Approval

Recombinant DNA (rDNA) - RG1, RG2 or RG3 agents



Full IBC Review & Approval Prior to Initiation of Work

RG3 agents

Biological toxins

Select Agents

Large-scale biological work (>9.9L) - RG1, RG2, or RG3




RG2 agents

Materials known to harbor RG2 agents

Potentially infectious materials:

  • Unfixed tissue of human or animal origin
  • Animal and human cell lines
  • All bodily fluids from animals or humans
  • Insect vectors of disease, such as ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, biting flies, etc.
  • Environmental samples that may harbor pathogenic or zoonotic agents, but are not known to harbor such agents







Review & Approval by the IBC Chair and BSO

 Other biological materials

 Contact BSO

To be determined 

  • Approvals are granted for specific conditions identified in original application.
  • If changes are needed, the following actions are required: 
Proposed Change

Required Action

PI (Research and Commercial Labs)

New application must be filed with IBC

Instructor (Teaching Labs Only)


Biological Material

New application must be filed with IBC


New application must be filed with IBC


Notification to BSO and new risk assessment


Notification to BSO and new risk assessment

View Biological Safety Knowledge Base

The Knowledge Base contains forms, instruction and training material, minutes, policies, tools and other resources to support your research efforts by topic area.

Contact Information

Dana Buckley, Biological Safety Officer
Phone: (603) 862-0197
Email: dana.buckley@unh.edu