Research Support Programs
Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
The Institutional Biosafety Committee's purpose is:
- to review and approve research and education using gene engineering procedures.
- to establish policies for safe use of biohazardous material.
- to establish policies for other biological and health-related issues (for example, procedure to follow in case of needle sticks).
Current Biosafety Committee Members:
Dr. Cynthia Crawford, IBC Chair/Member, Interim Associate Provost for Research/Professor of Psychology
Dr. Laura Newcomb, IBC Member, Associate Professor of Biology
Dr. David Rhoads, IBC Member, Assistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Yu Jung Kim, IBC Member, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dr. Richelle Marracino Ghazal, IBC Member, CSUSB Student Health Center
Ms. Kathy Pierson, IBC Member, Administrative Analyst/Specialist, Office of Environmental Health and Safety
Dr. Mike Kirby, IBC Non-Affiliated Community Member
Mr. Richard Allen, IBC Non-Affiliated Community Member
Mr. Michael Gillespie, Administrative Analyst/Specialist and Research Compliance Officer
Application to Use Biological specimens for Research or Teaching
IBC Renewal Form
IBC Amendment Form
Institutional Biosafety Committees
For questions regarding these issues, please contact:
Dr. Cynthia Crawford, Interim Associate Provost for Research/Professor of Psychology