University of Nebraska Medical Center

Biosafety Level III

The Biosafety Level 3 facility is a restricted access area and is currently used as a BSL-3 containment for trained personnel working with HIV-.

To gain access to this facility, one must meet the following requirements:

  • Have direct approval from the Chair of the Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience
  • Review and successfully passed the biosafety examination, Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) General Biosafety-web UNMC and BSL-3 Containment-web UNMC.
  • Once approved, BSL-3 worker’s ID card is programmed into the security system by personnel in the Security Department.
  • Entering DRC 8021 anteroom will require the use of swipe card, further proceeding to BSL-3 corridor using proximity card with combination of last four digits of social security number.
  • Entrance to any of the available working suite will require proximity card.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is a must and including:

  • Double gloves
  • Coverall suit
  • Shoe covers (optional)
  • N-95 mask (if working in electrophysiology suite or with West Nile Virus)