Joseph Vaughan, Assistant Director of Laboratories, has overall responsibility for the day-to-day, operational procedures for our labs, including microbiological safety (COMS), radiation use, and controlled substances.
HSCRB’s point of contact for Harvard’s Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) committee is Sid Paula, who helps our laboratories manage biological, chemical, physical, and radiological hazards proactively.
Storage and freezer services
HSCRB has temporary emergency back-up -80C freezers and short-term auxiliary freezer storage space for the laboratories. Contact Joe Vaughan for further information.
HSCRB scientists can access common reagents quickly. For example, New England Biolabs has 24/7 stockrooms located on the Harvard Cambridge campus (NEBnow) and near the Longwood campus (HMS BPF NEBnow).
Biological waste disposal for laboratories in the Bauer and Sherman-Fairchild buildings is managed by Sid Paula, Laboratory and Biosafety Officer in FAS Environmental Health and Safety.