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Partners Institutional Biosafety Committee (PIBC)

 Welcome to the Partners Institutional Biosafety Committee (PIBC).

This website includes:

  • Information about the PIBC.
  • Information for investigators who are conducting or planning to conduct research with recombinant DNA (rDNA), infectious agents, biological toxins, or human and nonhuman primate materials. 
  • Information about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules (NIH Guidelines), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - NIH Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, and relevant federal, state, and local regulations.

For any questions concerning the transition from COMS to the PIBC, please contact the Office of the PIBC.