About Us

The Biological Safety Office serves four missions:

  • Promote health and safety practices governing all personnel working with biological materials in basic and clinical research and/or teaching activities.
  • Maintain and improve the Augusta University Biological Safety Program to promote the research, clinical and educational missions of the University.
  • Maintain compliance with Federal, State and Local Regulations and Guidelines, Augusta University policies and industry standards related to Biological Safety.
  • Serve as the Administrative and Compliance Office for the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). 
photo of Liesl De Sevilla, MS
Liesl De Sevilla, MS

Biological Safety Officer (BSO)
photo of Edeliz Zuleta
Edeliz Zuleta

Assistant Biological Safety Officer (ABSO)
photo of  Lelia "Lee" Higgenbotham
 Lelia "Lee" Higgenbotham

Office Specialist

Contact Us

  Health Science Campus (CI-1001)
  1405 Goss Lane, Augusta, GA 30912-7520
  706-721-2663      706-721-9844
  EMERGENCY: 706-721-2911

Note: In the case of a serious injury or life threatening emergency, seek immediate medical attention.