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Biological Safety

 Institutional Biosafety Committee  

​​All experiments involving recombinant DNA, biological toxins, and other biohazards must be approved by the Biological Safety Committee.​

  • ​Purpose

    • Review and approved proposed research involving biohazards to ensure compliance with NIH Guidelines
    • Providing guidance to UHD safety functions
    • Collaborate with other UH System components to facilitate protocol review and approval
    • Imposing necessary actions to assure regulatory compliance with biological safety requirements

  • ​Composition

​​​​Laboratory Biosafety Guidance

Required Training
  • Lab training with Principal Investigator on operations/techniques/equipment specific to that group
  • Online CITI Training

  • Faculty working with biological hazards must complete:
    • Project Hazard Assessment Form (PHA)

  • Depending on the responses given in the PHA and the assessment by the IBC, it may be necessary to complete a Memorandum of Understanding with UH​ (provided by IBC) 

  • UHD Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) -  Biological Safety in Laboratories page


Last updated 5/11/2022 4:59 AM