Biological Safety Staff Unit
The Biological Safety Staff Unit advises researchers and scientists on the handling of natural biological agents and genetically modified organisms (GMOs), especially with regard to risk assessment and transport of organisms. It also facilitates submission of applications for working in genetic engineering facilities and in accordance with the Protection Against Infection Act. The unit contributes to renovation and new construction planning, and is active on external boards that address concerns of laboratory safety in the handling of biological agents and GMOs.
|Task / Responsibilities||Contact|
|Implementation of Genetic Engineering Act in university institutes in the Theoretikum complex, BioQuant and University Medical Centre Mannheim (BBS)||Dr. Willi Siller|
|Implementation of Genetic Engineering Act in university institutes (except Theoretikum and BioQuant), medical facilities and clinics in Heidelberg (BBS)
Handling of natural biological agents at university institutes, medical facilities and clinics (Biological Substances Officer)
|Dr. Ingo Janausch, Dipl. Biol.|