Biological Safety Committee


The Committee advises the president, the provost, and the director of Environmental Health and Safety on policy matters relating to the protection of faculty, students and staff from biohazardous agents that may be present in laboratory materials or in the environment; oversees the activities of the Department of Biological Safety within Environmental Health and Safety; fulfills the responsibilities of the Institutional Biohazards Committee as defined in the NIH Guildelines for Recombinant DNA Research; and ensures the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies regarding the use of biohazardous agents.

Chair: Craig Roy

Co-Chair: Eduardo Groisman

Committee Members:

  • Angela Bransfeld
  • Susan Compton
  • Stephen Dellaporta
  • Benjamin Fontes
  • Alyssa Greenwald
  • Eduardo Groisman
  • Troy Hallman
  • Roslyn Hamilton
  • Robert Heimer
  • Thomas Hemenway
  • Douglas Kankel
  • Susanna Kerio
  • Thomas Kolodecik
  • Diane Krause
  • Brett Lindenbach
  • James Macy
  • Richard Martinello
  • Jamie Maziarz
  • Bruce McCann
  • Thomas Murray
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Craig Roy
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Victoria Smith
  • Richard Sutton
  • Peter Tattersall
  • Paul Turner
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Joseph Vinetz