Institutional Biosafety Committee

Department: Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
School Year: 2013-14
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Grinnell's IBC evaluates all college research utilizing biohazards, such as recombinant DNA and infectious agents

Committee Members: 
Ben DeRidder
Nancy Rempel-Clower
Mark Levandoski
Carolyn Bosse
David Coster, MD
Becky Petig

Grinnell College Institutional Biosafety Committee Policies

IBC Registration Guide and FAQs


IBC forms can be viewed as a Web page or downloaded as a Word file.

  1. IBC Form 1 - Exempt
  2. IBC Form 2 - Non-Exempt
  3. IBC Form 3 - Infectious Agents
  4. IBC Form 4 - Renewal Modification
  5. IBC Form 5 - Adverse Biosafety Event
  6. IBC Personnel Training Record Infectious Agents
  7. IBC Personnel Training Record rDNA


Resources for Faculty
  • Faculty Handbook Appendix IX IBC
  • Online Addendum to Faculty Handbook Appendix IX concerning the IBC (Depending upon your browser, you may need to scroll to the IBC section)
  • Conflict of Interest Policy from the Faculty Handbook
  • Principles of Academic Freedom and Faculty Responsibilities: Conflict of Interst 
  • College Conflict of Interest Policy



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