The ABSA conference is coming up October 12-17, 2018 at Charleston Convention Center. As usual, MABioN will be having our members meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at lunch in Room 13. Please complete this survey if you are planning on attending the conference, luncheon, or both so we could do a head count.
The approved photos and presentations for the 14th Annual MABioN Biosafety Symposium are now available on MABioN website. All files are housed in member-only section of this website. You will not be able to see the corresponding tabs and files if you are not an active member. The photos are located under Event > Photo Gallery. The presentations can be accessed either in direct file format under Membership > Documents or in a schedule format under the Events > Symposium link. New this year, all symposium attendees are provided free membership for the remainder of 2018. If you attended the symposium and would like to activate your membership, please register by clicking the "Log in" button on the upper right, followed by completing the "Register" process. Submit a contact form with your "Username" and put "2018 symposium membership activation" in comments and your account will be activated in 24hrs.
The results are in and the MABioN Executive Council for 2018-2020 is as follows:
- President Elect: Steven Ziegenfuss, RBP (Alternate Biosafety Officer @ Iowa State University)
- Secretary: Holley Trucks, MPH, RBP, MT(AAB) (Assistant Biosafety Officer @ University of Kentucky)
- Treasurer: Anne Dombroski-Brokman, MS, RBP (Biosafety Specialist @ Iowa State University)
- Councilors: Travis McCarthy, PhD, RBP (Biosafety Officer@ University of Missouri Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research) & Allen Helm, PhD, RBP (Biosafety Officer @ University of Chicago)
ABSA International is pleased to announce a discount offered to ABSA affiliates who would like to subscribe to Applied Biosafety: Journal of ABSA International. To take advantage of this offer, please follow this link: http://journals.sagepub.com/apb/absaaffiliate. Follow the instructions on how individual members of ABSA International Affiliates can take advantage of this discount.
For the fourth consecutive year, the NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP) has designated October as National Biosafety Month. The purpose of National Biosafety Month is to encourage institutions to refocus efforts related to biosafety and to undertake activities aimed at strengthening biosafety programs. To learn more about National Biosafety Month and the activities that OSP has planned, please view the latest “Under the Poliscope” blog "National Biosafety Month: The New Fall Classic"
MABioN Membership Directory is a new feature for 2017 that is available for all paid members. If you are willing to share your information with other members of MABioN, please complete the Membership Directory registration. The directory is tied to your account but your information will not be seen unless you complete your entry. Here is the instruction on how to complete your information.
2016 was another successful year for MABioN and we could not have done it without your support. For those who already paid their 2017 membership dues, thank you!
The results are in and the MABioN Executive Council for 2016-2018 is as follows: President Matt Anderson, PhD, RBP (Biosafety Officer @ University of Nebraska Lincoln ) President-Elect Brandy Nelson, MS, CBSP, SM(NRCM) (Biosafety Officer @ University of Kentucky) Secretary…