Biosafety and Regulatory Requirements

The Flow Cytometry Core is a certified BSL2+ facility.

Analysis and/or sorting of BSL2+ specimens require PI’s (users) to submit approval information from one or more of the following offices:

  • Human Research Protection Office (HRPO), formerly known as the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Institutitonal Biosafety Committee (IBC)

BSL3/4, Select Agents, and Excluded Agents

BSL3/4 specimens and “Select Agents” are not accepted in the facility.  

Specimens exposed to “Excluded Agents” may be accepted, but requires prior arrangement and HRPO/IACUC/IBC approval.

Important Resources