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UCL GENETIC MODIFICATION SAFETY COMMITTEE

Chair
Professor John Ward, Biochemical Engineering
Secretary
Mr Jonathan Blackman, Safety Services

Members

Dr Emmanuel Asante

Mr David Brown

Mrs Sonia Buckingham

Ms Jillian Deans

Dr Hazel Forde

Mr Matt Hall

Mr Doug King

Mr Tony Langford

Professor Tim McHugh

Mr Kofi Owusu

Dr Sander Smith

Dr Lee Stanyer

Dr Yasu Takeuchi

Dr Andy Wilderspin

Terms of Reference

Subject to any particular or general direction that may from time to time be given by the Health and Safety Commitee (HSC), the Genetic Modification Safety Committee (GMSC) is charged by Council:

To act as the GMSC as required by Regulation 16 of the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000.

To advise Council, through the HSC, on all matters relating to genetic modification work in UCL.

To implement, on behalf of Council, UCL policy with respect to genetic modification work in UCL.

To monitor, on behalf of Council, the use of genetic modification in UCL.

To advise Council, through the HSC and to monitor, on behalf of Council, work involving wild-type hazard group 3 organisms in UCL

To report to the HSC any matters deemed significant by the committee.

Dates of next meetings

07 December 2017

15 March 2018

14 June 2018

Any GM risk assessments submitted after 22/11/17 will be reviewed at the next GMSC on 07/12/17

 

Minutes of previous meetings

 

2015/16

2016/17

 

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