The IBC operates under the following federal regulations:
- NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules (NIH Guidelines)
- Federal Select Agents Regulations (PL 107-188, 42 CFR 73, 9 CFR 121, 7 CFR 331)
- United States Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern (Sept 2014)
See University of Idaho Policies and Resources for additional guidance documents.