Biological Safety Committee

Purpose: 

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: Peter Tattersall

Committee Members:

  • Robert Baltimore
  • Choukri Ben Mamoun
  • Nicole Clay
  • Susan Compton
  • Stephen Dellaporta
  • Deborah Ferry
  • Benjamin Fontes
  • Eduardo Groisman
  • Troy Hallman
  • Roslyn Hamilton
  •  Hamiltonbert Heimer
  • Thomas Hemenway
  • Douglas Kankel
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Thomas Kolodecik
  • Paul Kowalski
  • Brett Lindenbach
  • James Macy
  • Richard Martinello
  • Jamie Maziarz
  • Bruce McCann
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Craig Roy
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Victoria Smith
  • Richard Sutton
  • Peter Tattersall
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Mathew Varughese