CBS Ethics Committee

The Experimental Biosafety Committee (CBS) (in formation) is responsible for evaluating research or teaching activities that involve the handling of biological agents or use genetically modified organisms that may pose a risk to humans, animals or the environment.

The committee is composed of a multidisciplinary group that works impartially and independently, with scrupulous respect for the principle of confidentiality to which they are bound with respect to the protocols they evaluate.

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Processing Circuit

Pending regulatory approval of the UVa's CBS, processing is carried out through the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, following the guidelines of the following document:  Summary Sheet of Instructions for OMGsI

Risk Assessment

Table of risk groups according to AB or OMG: Risk assessment

 OMG (RD 178/04)

  • Assessment of risk to human health and the environment_ANEXO_I
  • Protective measures general principles ANEXO II
  • Containment measures TABLE 1A

Biological Agents