|Chair||Ms. Kerry Murkin||April 22, 2021 – April 21, 2022|
|Member who has experience in biohazards, from the Faculty of Science||Dr. Barry Madison||September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2024|
|Member from Applied Disaster & Emergency Studies (A-DES)||Mr. Jack Lindsay||September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2024|
|Member from the Faculty of Arts||Dr. Lin Xu||July 30, 2020 – July 29, 2023|
|Member from Physical Plant||Mr. Al Puhach||March 2, 2020 – March 1, 2023|
|I.A. Representative from Faculty of Science||Dr. Ellen Boudreau||September 10, 2020 – September 9, 2023|
|Representative from Faculty of Health Studies||Ms. Laura Van Mulligen||September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2023|
|Office of Research Representative||Ms. Kerry Murkin||ex-officio|
|Institutional BioSafety Officer||Dr. Peter Pieroni||January 16, 2021 – January 15, 2022|
|Health and Safety Officer||Ms. Michelle Augustyn||ex-officio|
|Administrative Support||Mrs. Shannon Downey||n/a|
- One member who has experience in biohazards, from the Faculty of Science, recommended by the Dean of Science;
- A member of ADES, recommended by the department and the Dean of Science;
- A member from the Faculty of Arts, preferably an individual with experience handling biological materials, recommended by the Dean of Arts;
- A member from Physical Plant, recommended by the Director of the Physical Plant;
- A representative from the Instruction Associates from the Faculty of Science, recommended by the Dean of Science;
- A representative from the Instructional Associates from the Faculty of Health Studies, recommended by the Dean of Health Studies;
- A representative from the Office of Research, appointed by the Vice-President (Academic & Provost);
- The institutional Biosafety Officer;
- One or two community representatives to provide a source of expertise as an adjunct voting member.
Members of BUBC shall serve three-year terms.
- Develop relevant policies and approval procedures governing the use of biohazards on campus.
- Review and verify that Brandon University research proposals and Brandon University undergraduate and graduate courses involving the use of biohazardous materials adhere to the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s Containment Standards for Veterinary Facilities, and the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act through the checklists that are developed by this Committee.
- Report to and work with the Office of the Vice-President (Academic & Provost) to ensure the training on biosafety requirements and guidelines.