All the laboratories in RGCB work with nucleic acids and carry out recombinant DNA experiments on hazardous and non-hazardous microorganisms as well as higher eukaryotic organisms. As mandated in the Rules 1989 of Environment (Protection) Act 1986, RGCB has constituted an institutional biosafety committee (BT/BS/17/37/2001-PID) as per the guidelines of DBT, Government of India, to facilitate the implementation of biosafety procedures to ensure safety from the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and products thereof to the users as well as to the environment.

RGCB IBSC composition

Chairman

Dr. T.R. Santhosh Kumar
Scientist G, RGCB

Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Nominee

Dr. Maya Nandkumar A
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
Thiruvananthapuram

External Members

Dr. K. Sujathan, Regional Cancer Centre (RCC), Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. M.G Purushothama, Indus Seeds, Bangalore

Medical Expert

Dr. K.E Elizabeth, SMIMS, Kanyakumari

Members

Dr. E.V Soniya, Scientist G, RGCB
Dr. R. Ajay Kumar, Scientist G, RGCB
Dr. Sreeja S, Scientist F, RGCB
Dr. E. Sreekumar, Scientist F, RGCB

Member Secretary

Dr. K.B Harikumar, Scientist E I, RGCB

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Contact

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India
+91-471-2529400 | 2347975 | 2348753
+91-471-2348096
webmaster@rgcb.res.in

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