UNE Institutional Biosafety Committee

The UNE Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is required by the Government to oversee all work on GMOs at UNE. This includes:

  • inspection, registration and deregistration of physical containment facilities;
  • approvals for projects involving genetically modified organisms; and
  • maintaining records of GMOs on campus.

Members of the IBC are as follows:

  1. Dr Heather Nonhebel (Chair)
  2. Mr Craig Moore (Health and Safety Manager)
  3. Assoc Prof. David Backhouse
  4. Prof. Steve Walkden-Brown
  5. Dr Gal Winter
  6. Ms Jenifer Druitt
  7. Mr John Pesor
  8. Lay person: Dr Niva Verma
  9. FMS person (TBC)
WHS OP005 (Interim)l BioSafety Group Terms of Reference (66.9 KB)

Historically used at UNE to document the Terms of Reference for the BioSafety Committee