- Category: Certified Professional of the Month
- Published: 07 April 2016
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Leonora is a Biochemist and has been involved in the public health sector in Argentina in different capacities, working at the National Administration of Laboratories and Institutes of Health (ANLIS. Dr. C. G. Malbrán) for more than 17 years. She works as Senior Manager at the Biocontainment Unit (UOCCB) at the aforementioned institution in Buenos Aires where she works to strengthen a culture of biosafety. Leonora is also Coordinator of the Subcommittee of Biosafety and Biosecurity at the Argentinean Association of Microbiology (AAM), an IFBA Member Biosafety Association. The AAM works towards the implementation of proactive biosafety and biosecurity policies and programs by governments and public health organizations with the goal of better research, surveillance and diagnosis, and more effective global initiatives for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.