Biological Materials

Working safely with biological materials requires carefully following appropriate procedures based on the specific hazards of the materials. Even materials that can be safely manipulated on the open bench require basic precautions to ensure that you do not expose yourself or your colleagues, as well as to prevent contamination of the workspace and environment. Follow the links below for guidance on safe handling & containment requirements for materials you work with in your lab.

Recombinant & Synthetic Nucleic Acids (r/sNAs)

Biohazardous Agents

Primary Cells & Cell Lines


Viral Vectors

Biological Toxins