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Below you will find copies of the presentations from the 2018 MABioN Biosafety Symposium.

(If you don’t find the presentation you are looking for below, the speaker did not supply us with presentation)

Monday, August 6

TimeTitle/TopicSpeakerDownloads
8:00 – 12:00 PMPre-symposiun Course: Brynn Welch – Bioethics for the Biosafety Professional and Researcher
12:00 – 1:00 PMRegistration
1:00 – 1:30 PMWelcome from Symposium Host InstitutionJulie Johnson, Lindsey Ashmore, BRI Personnel, Kansas State University
1:30 – 2:00 PMABSA International UpdatePatrick Condreay, ABSA International President
2:00 – 3:00 PMCompliance Evaluation: Getting the Most From Your Lab InspectionsHolley Trucks, University of Kentucky
3:00– 3:30 PMAfternoon Break
3:30 – 4:00 PMBiocontainment Operations: Keeping Routine Maintenance a PriorityJohn Henneman, BRI/KSU
4:00 – 5:00 PMNBAF Development/Location ChoiceRon Trewyn, Kansas State University
5:00 – 5:30 PMMABioN Business Meeting

 

Tuesday, August 7

TimeTitle/TopicSpeakerDownloads
8:00 – 8:30AMUniversity of Michigan Safety InitiativeSarah Lawson, University of Michigan
8:30 – 9:00AMEmergency Response PreparednessLance Luftman, Kansas State University BRI

Mark Whitehair, Manhattan Fire Department

9:00 – 9:30AMStrategies and Tactics to Influence Without Authority as a Biological Safety OfficerTami Maier, Medical College of Wisconsin
9:30 – 10:00AMPublic-Private Partnerships to Strengthen Biosafety Across all LaboratoriesMichael Marsico, Association of Public Health Laboratories

Michael Weinkauf, Kansas Health and Environment Laboratories

 

10:00 – 10:30 AMMorning Break
10:30 – 11:00 AMAnimal Disease Response TrainingKen Burton, Kansas State University
11:00 – 11:30AMEnsuring Biosafety in Academic Research Institutions: Biosafety Survey and Program DevelopmentSivarchana Mareedu, University of Louisville
11:30 – 12:00PMBSL-2 Training Programs and Documentation at the University Of IllinoisMichael Miles, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
12:00 – 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 – 1:30 PMFear Abatement: Awareness training as a tool to increase transparency, collaboration, and buy-in at the University of ChicagoAllen Helm, University of Chicago
1:30 – 2:00 PMAssessing training effectiveness and implementation of safety practices in BSL-2 laboratories at University of LouisvilleTorsten Hopp, University of Louisville
2:00 – 2:30 PMAcademic Biosafety at the University of Kentucky: A BSO goes back to grad schoolBrandy Nelson, University of Kentucky
2:30 – 3:00 PMBSL-2 Lab Inspection Program DevelopmentCheryl Doerr, Kansas State University

Rose Ndegwa, Kansas State University

3:30 – 3:30 PMAfternoon Break
3:30 – 4:00PMNavigating Large Animal Waste DisposalDelena Mazzetti, University of Kentucky
4:00 – 4:30 PMValidation of Continuous Flow Effluent Decontamination SystemsGary Schmidt, PRI Bio
4:30– 5:00 PMApplications of UV light disinfection technology in the vivariumBill Leverich, Micrologics, Inc./ClorDiSys Solutions
6:00 PM Dinner reception at the Flint Hills Discovery Center

Wednesday, August 8

TimeTitle/TopicSpeakerDownloads
8:00 – 8:30 AMIBC Subcommittee for Genome Editing: A Collaborative Approach for Reviewing Emerging TechnologiesHsiang‐Ming (Anthony) Wang, University of Chicago
8:30 – 9:00 AMRelocation of USDA Permits, Multiple Buildings & Multiple PisAnne Dombroski‐Brokman, Iowa State University
9:00 – 10:00 AMEmerging Crop Diseases and Food SecurityJim Stack, Kansas State University
10:00 – 10:30 AMMorning Break
10:30 – 10:45 AMArbovirus Pathogenicity Correlation with Heat ResistanceSo Lee Park, Kansas State University
10:45 – 11:30 AMBiocontainment of Variola Virus: Past, Present, and FutureGreg Peterson, Kansas State University
11:30 – 12:00 PMBRI Visitor Training
12:15 – 1:00 PMLunch
1:00 – 4:00 PMBRI facility tour – Mechanical/Containment Spaces
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