Institutional Biosafety Committee

It is the responsibility of the Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) to ensuring that all research with recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules conducted at or sponsored by PVAMU is conducted in compliance with the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules (NIH Guidelines) and the Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL).

The committee is charged with review, approval and oversight of research involving recombinant or synthetic DNA, biohazardous agents, and biotoxins in research and teaching activities.


To schedule an appointment for a protocol consultation or pre-review, you may call the office at (936) 261-1553, or send an e-mail to


Office of Research Compliance
Wilhelmina Delco Building, Room 120
Contact Telephone Numbers: (936) 261-1553
(936) 261-1588