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

3.14 - Information Needed When Using Human Blood or Tissue

Under certain circumstances, additional paperwork is required when conducting human subject research. If you are using human blood, other fluids, or tissue in your research, you must, in addition to the IRB application, contact the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), email: , chaired by Dr. Kevin Lewellyn at 915-1005, email: , for review and approval of the research protocol. Final IRB approval is contingent upon IBC approval.