rDNA/Biosafety Committee


Role: The rDNA/Biosafety Committee is a subcommittee of the Laboratory Safety Committee.
An Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is required at institutions that receive funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research involving recombinant DNA molecules.
All recombinant DNA research at KU-Lawrence Campus, regardless of funding source, must be conducted in accordance with the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules and must be registered with the KU-LC IBC.
The IBC also serves as a resource to KU-EHS in the review and approval of research conducted with microorganisms pathogenic to humans, plants, or animals.
 
Committee Chair
Dr. Steve Benedict,Professor,Molecular Biosciences
sbene@ku.edu, 785-864-4007

Committee Members

Dr. Kristi Neufeld,Associate Professor,Molecular Biosciences  
 
Mike Russell,Director, Environment, Health & Safety,(Institutional Biosafety Officer)
 
Dr. Jeff Barclay (Off-campus representative)
 
Kevin Kennedy (Off-campus representative)

Committee Info

Committee Policy - University of Kansas (Lawrence Campus) Policy regarding the Conduct of Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Meetings and Content of IBC Meeting Minutes

Committee Meetings

  • Next Meeting: TBD

Committee Minutes

2016 Meetings

  • 02/10/2016 meeting minutes

2015 Meetings


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