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.

For more information on submissions, visit our Submission & Monitoring page.


  • IBC Main Application Form (Word, PDF)
  • Word: Amendment Form (Word, PDF)
  • Blood Draw/Fluid Collection Protocol (Word)
  • Incident Report to NIH OBA (Word, PDF)
  • Final Progress Report (Word, PDF)
  • Personnel Update Notification Form 

Occupational Health Review Form

This form must be completed annually by all persons listed on a new protocol or renewal application. Please email the completed form to (Include "DU Confidential" as the subject line) or send through campus mail to the DU Environmental Health and Safety Office (EH&S) at 2601 E Colorado Ave., 2nd Floor. This form must also be completed for any new personnel added to an approved protocol as part of the amendment submission and updated for all study personnel as part of the annual review/Post Approval Monitoring (PAM) process.

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