Owens, B 2020, Research Biosafety and IBC Oversight, Environmental Health and Sfety, University of Nevada, Reno

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

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Research Biosafety and IBC Oversight

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

Published by: Owens, B, 2020, Research Biosafety and IBC Oversight, Environmental Health and Sfety, University of Nevada, Reno