You need to be very careful when working
with human tissue and pathogens. You could
accidentally expose yourself or others to
disease-causing bacteria and viruses. Biological
waste, especially from humans needs to be disposed
of in a safe manner and according to state
guidelines. This means sterilizing all the petri
dishes to completely kill all possible pathogens.
In California, lab safety guidelines for schools
are available on the web at:
I recommend you to read from this handbook the
pages that relate to your case. If you're not in
California, your teacher should look up the
guidelines for your state.
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