Apply for approval
A step by step guide designed to give you more information about how to make an application, and the process of getting approved
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Our step by step guide is designed to give you more information about how to make an application, and the process of getting approved.
Are you a University researcher based in the VCCC? The Peter MacCallum Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) assesses all applications for work involving GMOs conducted in the VCCC. For information regarding submission dates and to obtain a Peter MacCallum application form please contact the Peter MacCallum IBC Secretary, Stan Stasinopoulos (email@example.com). Once you have completed the relevant application form, please email the word document to the University's IBC Secretary for a pre-review. Following the pre-review process, the University's IBC Secretary will submit your application to the Peter MacCallum IBC and notify you once the IBC assessment is complete.
- Step 1
- Am I doing work that is regulated?
- What is gene technology
- What is a GMO
- What is a 'dealing', in relation to a GMO
- Is my technique or organism regulated
- Step 2
- Do I intend to release my GMO into the environment?
- What to do if your dealing takes place outside a containment facility
- Step 3
- What type of dealing am I doing
- Exempt Dealing
- Step 4
- What are my responsibilities
- Ensuring the containment facilities are suitable
- Record keeping
- Obtaining the necessary approvals
- Step 5
- Getting project approval
- NLRD application form
- DNIR application form
- Step 6
- Application review
- IBC review outcomes
- Responding to IBC comments
- OGTR process and outcomes
- Step 7
- Conditions of approval
- Your ongoing responsibilities