The Biosafety program provides support and guidance on the safe use of biological materials in research and academic settings. Program responsibilities include:
- Minimizing risk for unhealthful exposures to biological materials and infectious agents.
- Inspecting facilities to ensure compliance with regulation on safe use of biological agents, toxins and animals.
- Providing services and consultations for acquiring, receiving, transporting, storing, using and disposing of biological agents, toxins or specimens.
- Training and education on best practices to support biosafety.
For more information on university biosafety policies and procedures, please consult the FIU Biosafety Manual