For guidance on maintaining continuity of research and sponsored program activities during the COVID-19 crisis, please see ORSP’s Keep Discovering page.

Institutional Biosafety Committee

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is the administrative unit for research involving pathogens, toxins, recombinant nucleic acids, “dual use” research, and human specimens at The Univeristy of Mississippi to ensure their safe use.  The IBC oversees compliance with university, local, state, and federal regulations governing biological safety and security.