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rDNA and Biosafety (IBC)

IRBNet - Electronic Submission System

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DU's Electronic Submission System for IBC Protocol Applications

All research projects that will utilize recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules, biological materials (e.g., infectious agents) and other potentially hazardous agents (e.g., carcinogens) must be submitted to the DU IBC for review and approval. All IBC applications must be submitted online through the IRBNet system. In order to access this system, all end users must register at: Protocols submitted in hard copy or to an IBC staff member's email will not be reviewed.

For detailed instructions on how to register and navigate through IRBNet, please refer to one of the following guidances:

HOW TO: Register as a New User
HOW TO: Submit a New IBC Application
HOW TO: Submit an IBC Amendment
HOW TO: Submit a New (Triennial) IBC Application

If you need additional assistance please contact the DU IBC Office at 303-871-2121 or through If you forgot your login password, contact