Biosafety addresses the safe handling and containment of hazardous biological materials

  • Infectious agents
  • Recombinant and synthetic nucleic acids
  • Biological toxins

Goal - Protection of humans, animals, plants, and the environment

Academic research areas involving biosafety – it’s not just microbiology!

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biology –lab and field work
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Chemistry and biochemistry
  • Engineering fields
  • Human and animal clinical and diagnostic laboratories
  • Any work involving microbes, rDNA technology, human and NHP materials, zoonotic agents
Owens, B 2020, Research Biosafety and IBC Oversight, Environmental Health and Sfety, University of Nevada, Reno

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Also of Interest:

Honeydew melons
Melon Research
The Desert Farming Initiative was awarded funding through the state’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program for a three year project to evaluate melon varieties, production techniques and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods for the Nevada high desert climate.
Moe, J., and Schembre, C. 2020, Desert Farming Initiative (DFI), University of Nevada, Reno