Provides  expertise and consultation on issues related to biological safety with the goal of maintaining a safe workplace, preventing environmental contamination and complying with applicable federal, state and local requirements.

UNTHSC  BIOSAFETY POLICY ( Administration- Safety and Infection control)

Useful links

NIH/ Office of Science Policy – NIH Guidelines for research involving rDNA and synthetic Nucleic Acids.

CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas Department of State Health Services

ABSA – American Biological safety Association

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) 5th Edition

Biological MSDS (Public Health Agency of Canada)

United States Government Policy for Oversight of Life Sciences Dual Use Research of Concern

OSHA/ bloodbornepathogens

Biosafety / Viral vectors –

Animal Experiments and NIH Guidelines

Transgenic Animals and the Use of Recombinant DNA in Animals

Lenti viral vectors Containment_Guidance.pdf

CDC Guidelines for safe Biological practices

CDC Select Agents and Toxins Program



This page was last modified on October 10, 2017