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Registration Information and Forms

The University of Maryland’s Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is now using BioRAFT, a new management system for protocols submitted to the IBC. The old management system will not be available by the end of the week of August 15th . After that time all new registrations and renewals will have to be submitted via BioRAFT.

Previously approved protocols will eventually be accessible as attached PDF's in a PI's lab dashboard in BioRAFT. Please contact if you need a PDF copy of your protocol or amendment and one is not available in your "documents" tab in BioRAFT.

Amendments to existing protocols can still be submitted using the current amendment form which is then emailed to

If you have any issues with BioRAFT and need help please feel free to contact with the "BioRAFT Questions" in the Subject line.

Registration is required for research involving:

Online registrations are valid for a period of four years.

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