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Below you will find copies of the presentations from the 2017 MABioN Biosafety Symposium.

(File download only available for active MABioN members. If you don’t find the presentation you are looking for below, the speaker did not supply us with presentation)

Monday, August 7

Time Title/Topic Speaker Downloads
8:00 – 12:00 PM Pre-conference course: Emergency Response in High Containment Laboratories David Harbourt, PhD, RBP, CBSP, SM(NRCM), Biosafety Officer, USAMRIID
12:30 – 1:00 PM Registration
1:00 – 1:30 PM Welcome to Iowa City and MABioN greetings Carol McGhan, MPH, CBSP – Director, Environmental Health & Safety, University of Iowa

Heather Gipson, J.D., MA, CIM – Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance, University of Iowa

 
1:30 – 2:00 PM ABSA International Patrick Condreay, PhD , RBP – ABSA President Elect
2:00 – 2:30 PM Connecting Biotech Boundaries—Academia to Industry Sridhar Gopishetty, PhD – Technical Director, Center for Biocatalysis and BioProcessing, University of Iowa
2:30 – 3:00 PM Safety Transmutation – From Specialist to Generalist Diane Rodi, PhD, OHST, FSSM(IL) – Health, Safety and Environment, Argonne National Laboratory
3:00– 3:30 PM Afternoon Break  
3:30 – 5:00 PM Roundtable: Increasing Biosafety Culture at your Institution

  • Improving Safety Culture by Engaging Leadership (Carruthers)
  • From Compliance Based to a Collaborative Safety Program (Mullinger)
  • Programmatic Initiatives to Improve Biosafety Awareness on Campus (Nelson)
Bridget Carruthers, PhD – Assistant Biosafety Officer, The Ohio State University
Timothy Mulliger – Research Lab Safety Assessment Specialist, University of Louisville
Brandy Nelson, MS, CBSP, SM(NRCM) – Biosafety Officer, University of Kentucky
Carruthers

Nelson
5:00 – 5:30 PM MABioN Business Meeting

 

Tuesday, August 8

Time Title/Topic Speaker Downloads
8:00 – 8:30AM Summary of Verified and Validated Viral Inactivation Methods David Harbourt, PhD, RBP, CBSP, SM(NRCM) – Biosafety Officer, USAMRIID
8:30 – 10:00 AM Roundtable: Select Agent Program – challenges/trends

  • Select Agent Drills from the Nightly News (Anderson)
  • Select Agent use and Oversight at the University of Missouri (McCarthy)
Matthew Anderson, PhD, RBP – Biosafety Officer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Travis McCarthy, PhD, RBP – Biosafety Officer, MU Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research
Anderson

McCarthy
10:00 – 10:30 AM Morning Break  
10:30 – 11:30 AM Manipulation of phagocyte function by Francisella tularensis Lee-Ann Allen, Ph.D. Professor, The University of Iowa
11:30 – 12:00 PM Duke Infectious Disease Response Training – Worker Training Program (DIDRT WTP) Hsiang-Ming (Anthony) Wang, PhD, MBA, SM(NRCM) Biosafety Officer, University of Chicago
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:00PM “RUh ROh” – Rule In/Rule Out of Isolates at The State Hygeinic Laboratory Wade Aldous, Ph.D. Clinical Lab Director – State Hygienic Laboratory at The University of Iowa
2:00 – 3:00 PM A Series of Unfortunate Events: Brucella melitensis exposure in a clinical laboratory Drew Fayram, MS. Biosafety Officer – State Hygienic Laboratory at The University of Iowa
3:00 – 3:30 PM Afternoon Break
3:30 – 4:00 PM Clinical Trials and Tribulations: Practical Considerations for IBC Registration of Clinical Trials Holley Trucks, MT(AAB), RBP Assistant Biosafety Officer, University of Kentucky
4:00 – 5:00 PM Convergence of Science, Safety, and Security William “Will” So, Ph.D Policy Program Specialist, FBI
6:00 PM             Dinner at The University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame Museum  

  

Wednesday, August 9

Time Title/Topic Speaker Downloads
8:00 – 8:30 AM Animal Facility Design – Biosafety/Biosecurity considerations Jim Sheets, DVM, MPH, DACLAM, DACVPM Attending Veterinarian and Director of Animal Resources, University of Iowa
8:30 – 9:00 AM Safe Generation of Aerosols during Inhalational Challenges Paul Anderson, Ph.D Assoc. Director, University of Missouri Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research
9:00 – 10:00 AM Biosafety and Animal Use: Operational Issues David M. White, D.V.M., Ph.D., RBP, DACVM Safety & Security Unit Leader, National Centers for Animal Health
10:00 – 10:30 AM Morning Break  
10:30 – 11:30 AM Roundtable: Roundtable: Laboratory audits and Corrective Actions Joseph Hawk – Radiation Safety Specialist, University of Iowa
Julie Johnson, PhD, CBSP – Biosafety Officer, Kansas State University
Matthew Anderson, PhD, RBP – Biosafety Officer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Hawk

Johnson

Anderson
11:30 – 12:00 PM 3 Major changes to NSF/ANSI Standard 49 (BSCs) Brian Garrett  Labconco Corporation
12:00 PM Lunch and Departure  

 

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