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iMedRIS IBC Module Resources

iMedRIS
Reference our “Initial Application Step-by-Step Instructions” below or follow these instructions to start using the iMedRIS system.

Click on the iMedRIS image on the left side of the screen or go to  https://imedris.uthsc.edu/ to log into the IBC electronic system.

Terms of Use: In submitting materials through the iMedRIS, you hereby intend that all electronic signatures executed by you within iMedRIS Integrated Research Information System are the legal equivalent of your traditional hand-written signature.

iMedRIS info

Log in to the site

Once you have logged into iMedRIS, click on the Project Assistant tab on the left. Next, click on Add a new Project to begin the electronic application. The electronic application will guide you through the research questions you must address depending on the type of research materials you will be registering. After you complete the electronic application, you will be prompted to upload any documents pertinent to your registration including Material Safety Data Sheets, USDA Permits, IACUC Approvals, etc. You will then be able to route the application and associated documents to all persons who must sign off before the IBC receives it.

Should you have any questions regarding the IBC electronic application, do not hesitate to contact the Biosafety office at (865) 974-5547 or email utbiosafety@utk.edu. In addition, you may consult the printable Guides and Tips below. Video tutorials are also available for your convenience. If you need more individualized assistance, you may request a one-on-one training from the Biosafety Office by emailing utbiosafety@utk.edu.


You must have a valid UT NetID to view these guides. Also, visiting scholars and any other lab personnel not directly affiliated with UT must have a NetID to be added to your registration. For more information on requesting a NetID, go to http://oit.utk.edu/general/forms/. Complete a “Request to Sponsor a Person for OIT Services [PDF]” and submit to OIT.

IBC iMedRIS Training

Need help submitting your registration or just don’t know where to get started? Sign up for our one-on-one training sessions. Each session is approximately 30 minutes and we work with you to schedule a time that is convenient for your busy schedule.

Click here to sign up.