Sabai IBC Services

The Sabai Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) team leads the way with the most certified biosafety professionals within an organization.

IBC Review

Sabai IBC Services can provide a centralized IBC solution ~ or work with an Institution to create an additional HGT-specific IBC for their facilities.

Why Do I Need An IBC?

Review of a clinical trial by an Institutional Biosafety Committee is required by the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules when:

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Sabai IBC Services has developed several frequently requested guidance documents to assist our clinicians and researchers. The following items are available for download below.


IBC Initial Study Cycle

Required Documents for IBC Review

Accelerated Services Program

Pre-Meeting Site Verifications

Eyewash FAQ


Incident Reporting Guidelines

Disinfectant Info for Sites

Biosafety Levels (BSL) Guide

Biosafety Cabinets (BSC) vs. Clean Benches

Lab Hoods and Cabinets

NIH Guidance – BSC Placement Requirements

NIH Guidance – BSC Placement Requirements: Dos and Don’ts

External Resources

CDC, OSHA, EPA and NIH Resources

Healthcare Supplies and Equipment Resources


What Our Clients Say

"Christine was very patient with our questions and did a great job explaining and helping the site learn—[made] the process incredibly seamless and we look forward to our next project together."

Dakota Gaines CenExel

"Many thanks for your excellent service. [You’ve] been the easiest and most collaborative and communicative IRB to work with. Hoping to cross paths again!"

Gina Gorgone Simone Sr. Project Leader, Emmes

"The best vendor I have ever worked with."

Associate Director of Clinical Operations Merck

"We love you guys."

Research Safety Associate Director over Biosafety University of California-San Diego

"Accelerated our timelines and beat our projections for our sponsor, with the added complexity of IBC on top of IRB regulatory."

Study Start-Up Director MedPace CRO

"Every time I interact with your team I walk away with a smile. For Shield, Heidi has been my lifesaver: pragmatic, understanding, and action-oriented. I have come to her feeling overwhelmed and unsure of how to tackle complex issues, and within the span of a single call she develops a plan and I am able to walk away with 1000 pounds lifted off my shoulder."

BSO Pharmaceutical Company