Dr. Danielle Daniely is the Asst. Vice President over Research Safety Programs and High Containment Laboratories at Georgia State University. Her responsibilities include oversight of biological, chemical, radiological and environmental safety programs, as well as the BSL3 and BSL4 biocontainment laboratories and associated animal facilities. She has a comprehensive background in clinical and research laboratory safety, with specific training and expertise in biological safety, infection control, training development and biocontainment facilities.
Daniely is also an adjunct professor in Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University. She assists faculty by providing lectures on principles and practices of biosafety and participates in grant writing activities where safety expertise is needed.
Prior to joining Georgia State University, Daniely was Deputy Chief of the Training and Workforce Development Branch in the Division of Laboratory Systems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She provided scientific and technical expertise in support of safety training programs. She co-authored an appendix in the 6th edition of the CDC/NIH publication Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories to address clinical biosafety concerns. Her professional experience includes time serving as a Biosafety Officer and community member on several local, academic and commercial Institutional Biosafety Committees.
Daniely received her Ph.D. in Genomic Medicine/Immunology from the Medical College of Georgia and an MPH in Environmental Health. She is a registered biosafety professional (RBP) with the American Biological Safety Association International credentialing board and holds several appointments within the organization and its affiliate, Southeastern Biological Safety Association.