McMaster University

McMaster University

Presidential Biosaety Advisory Committee

Terms of Reference

The terms of reference defines the following:

  • the purpose of the committee
  • the governing legislations and policies
  • the scope of the committee
  • the organization of the committee
  • the responsibilities of the committee and those who have interest in the committee
  • the types of decisions made by the committee
  • the appeals process for those decisions

 

The terms of reference (RMM106) can be found in the Risk Management Manual found here.

Biosafety Program

The Biosafety Program defines the following:

  • the purpose of the program
  • the governing legislations and policies
  • the scope of the program (to whom the program applies)
  • the responsibilities of all those who have interest in, or of whom is accountable, under the program

 

The Biosafety Program (RMM600) can be found in the Risk Management Manual found here.

Current Membership List

As of June 15, 2020

Name Title Department Faculty
Carrigan, Kristen* Associate Biosafety Officer    
Carte, Carol* Research Compliance Auditor    
Didar, Tohid Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering Engineering
Gourlay, Karen Assistant Director Central Animal Facility Health Sciences
Gremmen, Paula Undergraduate Laboratory Technician School of Biotechnology Engineering
Haines, Karen* Research Program Administrator    
Ljubicic, Vladimir (Chair) Associate Professor Kinesiology Science
Mullarkey, Caitlin Assistant Professor Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences** Health Sciences
Princz, Marta Research Lab Technician Biointerfaces Institute Science
Robertson, Jennifer* Biosafety Manager    
Ryan, Timothy Clinical Veterinarian Central Animal Facility Health Sciences
       
Whitney, John Assistant Professor Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences** Health Sciences
Xu, Jianping Professor Biology Science
Zganiacz, Anna Clinical Research Nurse Pathology & Molecular Medicine Health Sciences
Zhu, Xu-Dong Associate Professor Biology Science

*non-voting

**undergraduate faculty in Faculty of Science

 

Senior Management

Mossman, Karen Vice President, Research
Parise, Gianni Associate Dean, Research and External Affairs, Faculty of Science
Preston, John Associate Dean, Research and External Affairs, Faculty of Engineering
Bramson, Jonathan Vice Dean, Research, Faculty of Health Sciences

 

Monthly Meetings

Meetings are held on the last Monday of each month. All documentation is sent out for review on the second-to-last Monday of each month, therefore all paperwork should be submitted to the Biosafety Office prior to that day. Meetings are held as closed sessions in order to protect confidentiality and intellectual property associated with research proposals.

NEW - July 2020 and August 2020 meetings canceled - please continue to submit your BHA to hainesk@mcmaster.ca and please continue to respond and act on emails received regarding annual reviews and audit reports

 

DATE TIME LOCATION
Monday, January 27, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MDCL – 2230

Monday, February 24, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MDCL – 2230

Monday, March 30, 2020

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. MDCL – 2230

Monday, April 27, 2020

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. MDCL – 2230
Monday, May 25, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MDCL – 2230

Monday, June 29, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MDCL – 2230

Monday, July 27, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MDCL – 2233

Monday, August 31, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MDCL – 2233

Monday, September 28, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

Monday, October 26, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

Monday, November 30, 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

Monday, December    , 2020 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Microsoft Teams

 

 

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