Biological safety

Dr. Sina Gerbach

Phone: +49 3641 532-1335 Email:

As officer for biological safety Sina Gerbach is your contact person for questions regarding the handling of genetically engineered organisms (GVO) and natural organisms. Dr. Gerbach is in charge of assisting with applications of working in facilities equipped for the purpose of genetic engineering and advises on working in accordance with the German Law on the Prevention of Infections (Infektionsschutzgesetz - IfSG). In addition to this, she provides support on planning the redevelopment and new development of genetic engineering labs as well as on the procurement of assets and personal protection equipment. Her support involves any requests for the implementation of the Genetic Engineering Law, especially with regard to risk assessment and monitoring of genetic engineering work.