Principles & Practices of Biosafety℠
February 9-14, 2020
San Antonio, TX
A COMPREHENSIVE, INTERACTIVE 5-DAY COURSE
Principles & Practices of Biosafety℠ will introduce the essential elements of biosafety and provide extensive resource lists for use after the course. Interactive exercises will be used throughout to provide hands-on experience and to encourage networking and problem-solving among participants and instructors. Sessions begin at 8:00 am each day and end with a roundtable discussion between 5:15 and 5:30 pm with two coffee breaks and lunch provided. The Friday session will end at approximately 5:00 pm.
At the end of the course each participant will be able to:
- Describe potentially hazardous biological materials, the risks associated with their use, and the means to minimize risk and to protect against or prevent release or exposure
- Discuss ways to provide effective technical expertise in situations involving potentially hazardous biological materials
- Identify, locate, and efficiently use key biosafety resources
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is designed for persons who are entering the profession and those with up to 3 years of experience in biosafety. It is also suitable for persons who supervise biosafety professionals and for those who will benefit from additional knowledge of biosafety as a complement to their primary responsibilities.