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Division of Research and Graduate Studies

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

Policy on Biosafety in Research and Teaching (APM 528) 

Biohazard Use Application

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) provides institutional review of research involving biohazardous material, including recombinant DNA, pathogenic
agents, and transgenic plants and animals.The main purpose of IBC is to reduce the risk of potential occupational exposure and environmental harm from the use of biohazardous materials in research and teaching at California State University, Fresno. Thus, IBC is responsible for the establishment, monitoring and enforcement of policies and guidelines for use of biohazardous materials as set forth by NIH guidelines.

For more information, please visit:

For the Office of Environmental Health and Safety/Risk Management:



Dr. Laurent Dejean, IBC Chair 
Biology Department 
California State University, Fresno 
Office: SI 356
Mail Stop SB 70 
Fresno, CA 93740-8027 
Phone: (559) 278-2008