IBC Policies and Procedures

IBC Policies and Procedures

IBC Policies and Procedures


NMSU Policy Manual – 5.94 Research

Regulations and Guidelines

  • The NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules
    (NIH Guidelines)
  • CDC/NIH publication, Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL, 5th ed.)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, including 29 CFR 1910.1200 (Hazard Communication) and 1910.1450 (Hazardous Chemicals) and 1910.1030 (Blood-borne Pathogens)
  • Select Agent Regulations (7 CFR 331.14, 9 CFR 121.14 and 42 CFR 73.14)
  • New Mexico Administrative Code Infectious Waste

IBC Meetings and Membership

IBC meetings are held quarterly and as needed to ensure timely reviews of research protocols. Contact the IBC administrator for the next scheduled meeting date and other meeting information.

IBC members are appointed by the Vice President for Research. Appointments are made with input from the committee and individuals with an interest in science, public health and community perspectives. To be considered as a committee member, send a notification with a CV, resume or biosketch to:

            IBC Administrator, Office of Research Compliance
New Mexico State University
MSC 3RES, P. O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003