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Please see the below announcement from Assistant Vice Chancellor for EH&S Colin Dimock regarding the new UCLA Biosafety Officer, Christine Tafoya.

September 5, 2019

It is with great pleasure that we at the Office of Environment, Health & Safety announce the introduction of our new Biosafety Officer, Ms. Christine Tafoya. Christine comes to us from Bellingham, WA and is a Certified Biological Safety Professional and a Registered Biosafety Professional. Christine has a wealth of research and safety experience in developing programs and policies in biosafety, BSL 3, HGT, and select agent programs. She has over 10 years of experience in academia from Western Washington University, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She describes herself as a people person and is very excited to meet all of you and take on this challenging yet fulfilling role.

Welcome Christine!

Colin Dimock
Assistant Vice Chancellor, EH&S