All biological agents and experimental procedures previously mentioned in study objectives or other application sections must be listed and described in adequate detail in attached documents (PDFs, word documents, etc.).
Files should be named in a manner to best explain the content of the document. Ensure that you submit the most recent versions of the decontamination and waste disposal forms.
Templates & Documents
These tools aid in completing all required documents for the attachments section of the application.
|Subject||Description||Guidance & Attachments|
|Writing Biosafety Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)||Writing Standard Operating Procedures||• Sample Biological Material Standard Operating Procedure Template (doc)|
|Transformation of E. coli K-12 strains||Instructions and Standard SOP for the Transformation of exempt E. coli K-12 strains and/or Use of Recombinant E. coli K-12 strains|
|Waste Disposal||Biological Waste Disposal template required for most activities under IBC purview||• Biological Waste Disposal (doc)|
|Decontamination||Decontamination and Spill Clean-Up Templates required for most activities under IBC purview||• Twin Cities Decon
• Duluth Decon
• Hormel Decon
• Morris Decon
• Crookston Decon
• Rochester Decon
|Laboratory-based teaching activities using Risk Group 2 microorganisms or r/sNA molecules||Guidelines for creating an IBC application for a teaching laboratory||• Guidance Document for UMN Teaching Laboratories|
|Dual Use Research of Concern||This form must be submitted with all eProtocol applications which answer 'Yes' to Safety Section question 7e||• Dual Use Screening Survey|
|Minimal Risk recombinant/synthetic Nucleic Acid (r/sNA) molecule activities||Research involving premade, engineered organisms/cells/agents||• Min Risk r/sNA Mol Intro and Form
• Min Risk r/sNA Submission Aid