Biological Safety

Contact information

The Biological Safety Office ensures the safe use of infectious biological agents, recombinant DNA/RNA, and the propagation and release of recombinant organisms including plants, animals, and microbial agents as part of research at UC Davis.

Biological Use Authorization - New Online Form: Biosafety Information Online (BIO)

Institutional Biosafety Committee

Report a Biohazard Incident (BSL1 to BSL3)

Medical Waste

Bloodborne Pathogens

Frequently Asked Questions


Policy and Procedure Manual Sections Relating to Biological Safety


The following Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) approved policies and guidelines are made available to provide specific guidance to the UC Davis campus community.

Policies and Guidelines