Laboratory and Biosafety

The Office of Regulatory Affairs and Research Compliance (ORARC), in conjunction with the Laboratory and Biological Safety Focus Forum (LBFF) and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), is committed to providing on-going support and education to the Harvard Chan School research community.

The Office of Regulatory Affairs and Research Compliance provides laboratory and biosafety staff access to educational resources, as well as quality improvement support to sustain laboratory best practices and adhere to institutional, local, and federal policies governing the conduct of laboratory research.

For lab management tools and other lab-specific needs, visit the EH&S website.


Noman Siddiqi – Chair, Lab and Biosafety Focused Forum (LBFF), HSPH
Senior Lab Director
Department of Immunology & Infectious Diseases

Delia Wolf Christiani
Associate Dean, Regulatory Affairs & Research Compliance

Leslie Howes
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs & Research Compliance (ORARC)

Stanley Estime
Assistant Director, Bio & Lab Safety, ORARC

Marissa Cardwell
Director of Laboratory Safety and Biosafety, Environmental Health & Services (EH&S), Harvard

Shawna Marquis
Director of Laboratory Safety Services, EH&S, Harvard

Jackie Kerr
Manager of Lab Safety Services, EH&S, Harvard

Michelle MacLeod
Laboratory Safety Advisor, EH&S, Harvard

Eric Rouse
Biosafety Officer, EH&S, Harvard

Danny Beaudoin
Director of Planning and Facilities, HSPH

Sally Bedugnis
Research Assistant III
Department of Environmental Health

Jennifer Ford
Clinical Research Nurse Manager
Occupational Health, Environmental Health & Epidemiology

Brian Frederick
Senior Research and Operations Manager
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Jeremy Furtado
Director of the Nutritional Biomarker Laboratory
Department of Nutrition

Nicole Patterson
Lab, Operations, and Equipment Coordinator
Department of Environmental Health

Patrice Soule
Senior Laboratory and Project Manager, DF/HCC Genotyping and Genetics for Population Sciences
Department of Epidemiology