Institutional Biosafety Committee Members

Name Affiliation Title/Dept.

Dr. Jennifer N. Davis
Expert Animal Welfare & Compliance

UPenn, Office of Animal Welfare Associate Director for Compliance
Dr. Sherrill Davison
Expert Avian Medicine & Pathology
UPenn, School of Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor, Avian Medicine and Pathology
Dr. Joseph M. DiRienzo
Expert Microbiology
UPenn, School of Dental Medicine Professor of Microbiology, Assistant Dean for Student Research
Dr. Julie C. Johnston
Expert Gene Therapy
UPenn, Perelman School of Medicine Director, Gene Therapy Program
Dr. Daniel S. Kessler
UPenn, Perelman School of Medicine Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Dr. Svetlana Khakhina
Expert Cell & Molecular Biology
Community Member Assistant Teaching Professor, Drexel University, College of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Andrew B. Maksymowych
Institutional Biosafety Officer,
IBC Contact
UPenn, Provost Center Institutional Biosafety Officer, Associate Director Biological Safety Programs,
IBC Administrator
Dr. David Pegues
Expert Infection Control
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Director, Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Prevention and Control
Dr. James L. Riley
Expert Cell & Molecular Immunology
UPenn, Perelman School of Medicine Associate Professor, Microbiology, AFCRI
Ms. Kerri Simone
Expert Vectorborne & Zoonotic Disease Surveillance
Community Member Surveillance Coordinator, Division of Disease Control, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Dr. Abigail Smith
Expert Research Animal Care
UPenn, Provost Center Associate Director, Diagnostic Service and Rodent Quality Assurance, ULAR
Dr. Nelson Wivel
Expert Human Gene Transfer, rDNA & Animal Research
Community Member  
Richard Zipin
Expert in Public Health
Community Member