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Reporting Concerns - Biosafety


In the event of a serious emergency, 911 should be called immediately.

Animal Medical Emergency involving biohazardous substances:

Corinna Kashuba, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
815-508-1446 (mobile)
815-753-8524 (office)

Malta Veterinary Hospital (in the event that Dr. Kashuba cannot be reached)

Biosafety Officer:
Michele Crase
Office phone:815-753-9251
Cell number: 815-751-4294

IBC Chair:
Thomas Sims, Ph.D.
Office: 815-753-0461

Reporting Allegations of Non-compliance

Procedure for Reporting Allegations of Non-compliance

Allegations, preferably in writing, shall be reported to any of the following individuals:

  • Employee Relations (Deborah Haliczer, 815-753-6039)
  • IBC Chair (Thomas Sims, 815-753-0461)
  • Any IBC member
  • NIU Biological Safety Officer
  • Associate Vice President for Research
  • Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies

The IBC chair is responsible for the receipt and disposition of all complaints.  All allegations will remain confidential to the extent possible.  When the complainant wishes to be openly identified, the IBC Chair will acknowledge receipt of the allegations to the complainant in writing.

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