Institutional Biosafety and Chemical Safety Committee

The Emmanuel College Biological Safety program goals are to minimize the health risks of biohazardous materials (i.e. infectious agents, recombinant DNA, biological toxins, and Select Agents/Toxins) to faculty and students; minimize the risks to college community and environment; and meet federal, state and local regulatory requirements. Emmanuel Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) is responsible for assisting the college community in implementing college-wide environmental, health and safety policies while complying with applicable federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines.

Membership 2021-2022

  • Elizabeth Crofton, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Liane Hartnett, SSH Lab Manager
  • John Kelly, Director of Campus Safety
  • Jason Kuehner,Chair of the IBCC & Associate Professor of Biology
  • Alisa Lando, Lab Instructor, Department of Chemistry & Physics
  • Brian Littefield, Assistant Professor of Art
  • Michael Malmberg, Director of Environmental Health and Safety
  • Chris McGrath, Environmental Safety Officer
  • Erin Farmer Noonan, Vice President of Human Resources
  • Paul March, Associate Dean of the School of Science and Health/Professor of Biochemistry
  • Andrea Thomas, Academic Affairs
  • Frederick Youngs, SSH Lab Manager

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For Nadel, the stage is her “second home,” and the community she’s found within Emmanuel’s Theater program, a second family. While she originally thought she would pursue college theater as a hobby, she soon realized the work would define her student experience and provide a foundation for life beyond Emmanuel.

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Gianna Kittle '20: Advocating for Justice

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Research Spotlight: Searching for an Evolution Solution

Propelled by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, students and faculty in the Mathematics Department are studying the rate of evolution in spatially structured populations using evolutionary graph theory, which may inform the estimation of important events in our evolutionary past, such as when humans split from our closest primate relatives.

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