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2018 Laboratory Biosafety Training Course, 4th Edition, 12- 16 March, Milan, Italy

Monday, 15 January 2018
2018 Laboratory Biosafety Training Course, 4th Edition, 12- 16 March, Milan, Italy

The “Laboratory Biosafety Training Course”, organized by the Chair of Clinical Microbiology (University of Milan) and by the Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology, Virology and Bioemergencies of Luigi Sacco University Hospital of Milan with the patronage of the Italian National Institute of Health (ISS – Istituto Superiore di Sanità), will be a five-day hands-on training course. The programme offers a first complete analysis of biological risk, and an introduction on biosafety and biosecurity...

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15th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety Biosafety in the Era of One Health February 10-14, 2018

Thursday, 11 January 2018
15th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety Biosafety in the Era of One Health February 10-14, 2018
ABSA International is proud to be a co-sponsor of the highly anticipated 15th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety "Biosafety in the Era of One Health" at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta, GA on February 10-14, 2018 . Hear from industry leaders on lessons learned and how biosafety is changing.

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Symposium
  • Interactive Discussions on Human and Animal Influenza
  • Hantavirus as Model for One Health: Lab Biosafety, Field Biosafety, and Communication
  • Safety Issues with ...

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Edgar E. Sevilla-Reyes (Mexico)

Dr. Sevilla-Reyes is a researcher in Infectious Diseases and Chair of the Institutional Biosafety Committee at the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) in Mexico City. He has a Master's Degree in Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Ph.D. by the University of Glasgow in Virology. Dr. Sevilla-Reyes is the Founding President (2009) and an active member of the Mexican Biosafety Association (AMEXBIO). He has been a member of Certification Board at the International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA) since its creation in 2014. Dr. Sevilla-Reyes is a Project leader for the adaptation of the CWA15793 document to the Mexican regulatory framework and for the development of guidelines for biological risk management for AMEXBIO (2014-2016).

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