Recombinant DNA

The Institutional Biosafety Committee at Rice University conducts the initial review and approval and the continuing review of research involving recombinant DNA. These reviews are conducted in accordance with the provisions of the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA molecules and shall apply to all recombinant DNA research performed at Rice University, whether funded by NIH or not. The IBC committee meets at least three times a year during the academic calender to review registration protocols.

Requirement for researchers who work with recombinant DNA

  • Approved and current protocol registered with the IBC
  • General Lab Safety Course
  • Biosafety Training


Rice University IBC for rDNA Research

Rice University Biosafety Plan

Microbiological Waste Management

ABSA Risk Group Database

NIH Guideline for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules