Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is responsible for reviewing all University research and teaching activities conducted by faculty, staff, students, and/or visiting scientists on Cornell Property that involve the use of biohazardous materials (regulated animal and plant pathogens, biological toxins, and recombinant DNA molecules).  (More)

This table is a list of the members of the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), along with the abbreviation of the name of the college they belong to and the year that they are appointed through.

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Memberships

Member Name:


Appointed through:

Colin Parrish (Co-Chair) CVM 2023
Esther Angert (Co-Chair) CALS 2023
Ping Wang CALS 2023
David G. Russell CVM 2021
Sara Davie Carpenter CALS 2023
Anthony Hay CALS 2021
Bryan Swingle CALS/USDA appointee 2022
Matthew Willmann CALS 2022
Georg Janger BTI 2023
Luis Schang CVM 2023
Cathy Moseley Community Member 2023
Christy Michaels Community Member 2023
Ex-Officio, Non-Voting Members
Vice Provost for Research Ex officio, non-voting
Dean of Faculty Ex officio, non-voting
Assistant Director ORIA Ex officio, non-voting
CALS Greenhouse Manager Ex officio, non-voting
Ex-Officio, Voting Members
Biological Safety Officer Ex officio, voting
Biosafety Engineer Ex officio, voting
Physician Ex officio, voting
Veterinarian Ex officio, voting
Ex-Officio, Alternate Voting Members
Biological Safety Specialist Ex officio, voting alternate
Associate Biosafety Officer – vacant Ex officio, voting alternate
Physician Ex officio, voting alternate
Veterinarian, CARE Ex officio, voting alternate
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