Rules for Working with Recombinant DNA Materials

  • All research will follow the applicable National Institute of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules. (Available in the Science Center Library).
  • The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), as required by NIH, review and approve all research at the College using these materials.
  • Only areas specifically approved by the IBC are to be used for this work.
  • The Principal Investigator (PI) is responsible for the training of personnel involved in this research.
  • The safety rules outlined in the previous chapter on microorganisms are applicable to recombinant DNA research.


Music at the Science Center
Tuesday, April 8, 4:30-5:30 PM, Leonie Faroll Focus
The Fiddleheads, with Sally Sommers Smith
Science Faculty Seminar Series (for faculty & staff)
Dr. Liz Bless, Neuroscience
Wednesday, April 16th, 12.30-1.30, OBS143
"Diets, Hormones and Weight: What's the Brain Got to Do with it?"
Digital Scholarship Day Celebration
Tuesday, April 15th
4-5.30PM, Science Library
All welcome!  Refreshments provided.
Geosciences Seminar
Weds. April 16th, 12.30PM, L200
Dr. Dharni Vesudevan, Bowdoin College
"Environmental Fate of Pharmaceuticals and Related Chemicals: Role of Sorption to Soil Minerals"
Neuroscience Program - Patterson Symposium
Thurs. April 17th, 5PM, Rm S277
Dr. James Fallon, UC Irvine
"It's Never Too Late to Find Your True Self"



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