Research Support Programs
Biosafety Committee (IBC)
The Biosafety Committee's purpose is:
- to review and approve research and education using gene engineering procedures.
- to establish policies for safe use of biohazardous material.
- to establish policies for other biological and health-related issues (for example, procedure to follow in case of needle sticks).
Current Biosafety Committee Members:
Dr. Jeff Thompson, IBC Chair
Dr. Laura Newcomb, IBC Member, Professor of Biology
Dr. Paul Orwin, IBC Member, Professor of Biology
Dr. Yu Jung Kim, IBC Member, Professor Chemistry and Biochemistry
Patricia Smith, IBC Member, Student Health Center
Jon Mohoroski, IBC Member, Environmental Health and Safety
Dr. Barry Lefkovitch, IBC Community Member
Michael Gillespie, Administrative Support
For questions regarding these issues, please contact:
Jeff Thompson, Associate Provost for Research