Contact Us

OBAO Work Arrangements Beginning August 2, 2021

  • OBAO staff work remotely during normal business hours
  • E-mails will be responded to typically within the workday
  • Google chat us (
  • OBAO’s main phone number, (612) 626-2161, remains available for voice messages, which are immediately sent as files to
  • OBAO staff are available to meet via zoom or in-person by prior arrangement

Main office phone: (612) 626-2161
Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) main email:
Stem Cell Research Oversight (SCRO) main email:
Fetal Tissue Research (FTR) main email:

Gregory Park, Ph.D., CPBCA (BSAA), RBP (ABSA),

Thomas Bakken
Compliance Associate

Amanda Fries
Compliance Associate

Teresa Neby Lind
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist