Biosafety

biohazard symbolThe Biosafety Committee monitors activities at Williams College specifically dealing with recombinant DNA research, in accordance with the guidelines set by the Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register. It reviews proposals from project directors, sets standards for containment protocols, and inspects facilities where recombinant DNA research is being conducted. The committee is composed of two members of the Williams science faculty, a member of the Williams staff, and usually an attorney and a physician as representatives of the local community.

Committee Members

  • Lois Banta, Chair
  • Norm Bell, Science Coordinator
  • Don Clark, Facilities
  • Steve Pagnotta, Community Lawyer
  • Ben Glick, Community Physician