Biological Safety Training

Annual Bloodborne Pathogens training and triennial Regulated Medical Waste Management training are both required for those at risk of exposure to infectious agents or materials, bloodborne pathogens, or human blood/tissue/cell culture/recombinant DNA, either in the lab or clinic. 

Shipping Biological Materials training is required annually for those who ship any biological specimens for clinical, diagnostic or research purposes. 

NIH Guidelines for rDNA training is required one time of Principal Investigators who use recombinant DNA or synthetic nucleic acid. PIs are responsible for training all lab workers.

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Additional training


The Stanford University Retroviral Vector Tutorial may be accessed from university-networked computer.

Biological Safety offers in-person Biosafety Cabinet User Training. Contact the Biosafety Program to schedule a training session or with questions.