Safety within the context of the UIOWA team project:

Please see safety forms for any outlying concerns about the safety of our part and experimental procedures and to understand student training, please see the link below and the University of Iowa Environmental Health and Safety webpage

Safe Project Design


  • Our experiment used non-pathogenic strains of bacteria for all experiements
  • All parts investigated are safe for all animals, humans, and plant-life
Safe Lab Work


  • At the beginning of the project, all members were required to complete the University of Iowa's Environmental Health and Safety courses related to working with bacteria and the necessary lab equipment
  • Students were expected to understand and follow diligently the course material in such a way that paid respect to the gravity of the health risks at hand
  • Environmental Health and Safety at the University of Iowa
Safe Shipment

All parts were shipped safely and in a timely manner