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Office of Biological Safety

Phone: (608) 263-2037

Email: biosafety@fpm.wisc.edu

Fax: (608) 262-9059

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The UW-Madison Office of Biological Safety (OBS) assists all faculty and staff in observing safe laboratory practices  for biological materials as prescribed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and endeavors to assure that research is done in secure facilities in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. The OBS is the administrative office of the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).