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 Bransfield
  • Craig Brodersen
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Susan Compton
  • Stephen Dellaporta
  • Ben Fontes
  • Alyssa Greenwald
  • Troy Hallman
  • Roz Hamilton
  • Robert Heimer
  • Thomas Hemenway
  • Douglas Kankel
  • Susanna Kerio
  • Meg Kirkpatrick
  • Thomas Kolodecik
  • Brett Lindenbach
  • James Macy
  • Richard Martinello
  • Jamie Maziarz
  • Thomas Murray
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Joe Schlosser
  • Maren Schniederberend
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Richard Sutton
  • Peter Tattersall
  • Paul Turner
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Joseph Vinetz
  • Carolyn Zeiss