Acronyms

  • AHRC – Animal Health Research Center
  • BCLC – Biosafety Community Liaison Committee
  • BMBL – Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories
  • BSL – Biosafety Level
  • CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • DOT – Department of Transportation
  • GMO – Genetically Modified Organism
  • OBS – Office of Biosafety
  • OSEP – Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • OVPR – Office of the Vice President for Research
  • PI – Principal Investigator
  • PPE – Personal Protection Equipment
  • RG – Risk Groups
  • RO – Responsible Official (also ARO, Alternate Responsible Official)
  • SOPs – Standard Operating Procedures
  • USDA – United States Department of Agriculture