Biological Application Process

Principles and Concepts

This section defines biosafety concepts including biohazardous materials, virulence, route of entry, viability, infectious dose, concentration, immune status, and biosafety containment levels (BSL1-4 & ABSL1-4) and infectious agent Risk Groups (RG1-4).

Experiment Risk Assessment

The experimental risk assessment involves identifying, evaluating and determining the proper controls and containment of biological hazards.

These resources on biosafety topics are available to guide you in your evaluation of the risks associated with your research activities. Federal, state, and campus compliance information is available on the link below:

Acquisition of Biohazardous Materials

This section covers the MU process to acquire, purchase, gift/donate and exemption of biohazardous material. The process begins with becomming a Permitted Individual.

ATTENTION:  All New and Renewal IBC applications must be submitted using eCompliance. Log into eCompliance to submit a new or renewal application:

Note: If you are submitting a renewal application and would like a pdf version of your previously approved IBC protocol, please email and it will get emailed to you.