Because it’s now more important than ever, the 16th Annual MABioN Biosafety Symposium will still be held, just not in-person and not August 3-5, 2020 in Ann Arbor, MI. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our annual Biosafety Symposium will be held remotely through our GoToWebinar platform. You can still participate, present, and attend – and get CM points from ABSA – but you can do it from home or office.
MABioN is proud to offer a webinar discussing What's changed in BMBL6? Please note that the webinar has been postponed from the original date of Nov 19, 2020 to Jan 14, 2021, in anticipation of the release of BMBL6. Presented by: Dr. Paul Meechan Paul has served as a biosafety professional for nearly thirty years,…
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Free to FRaBSA, $10.00 to MaBION and other partnering affiliates, $15.00 to non-members. 11:00 – Business Meeting12:00 – Technical Presentations
FRaBSA will be having a virtual symposium via a webex platform on October 1, 2020 8am-5pm. Registration is now open. Confirmed Speakers/Topics To Date: David Gillum, ABSA International President: ABSA introduction, First COVID-19; First COVID19/reopening ASURichard A. Bowen, DVM, PhD- Prof, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, CSU; Science behind COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2Erin Sorrell, PhD, MSc-Asst. Prof., Dept. of…
FRaBSA will be having a Virtual Summer Meeting in WebEx webinar format on Aug 21, 2020. Topics presented include: TSS N95 Decon System, Greenhouse Design, Greenhouse Operations and Biosafety, and Contact Tracing Roundtable. For more details and RSVP, please visit https://frabsa.org/
The results are in and the MABioN Executive Council for 2020-2022 is as follows: President: (Biosafety Specialist @ Iowa State University) President-Elect: Andrea D. Hall, PhD, SM(NRCM), CBSP (Biological Safety Officer, Director @ Northwestern University) Secretary: Kara Sarchet, PhD (Assistant Biological Safety Officer @ Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)) Treasurer: Anne Dombroski-Brokman, M.S., RBP (Biosafety Specialist @ Iowa State University) Councilor-At-Large: Allen Helm, PhD, CBSP, RBP (Biosafety Officer @ University of Chicago) Councilor-At-Large: Travis McCarthy, PhD, RBP (Facility Manager, Lead Biosafety Professional @ University of Missouri Laboratory for Infectious Disease Research) Councilor-At-Large: Dan Hammersley, ASP (Laboratory Safety Officer @ Public Health Laboratory, Minnesota Department of Health) Past-President: Brandy Nelson, MS, CBSP, SM(NRCM) (Biosafety Officer @ University of Kentucky)
Happy 2020! MABioN website sent out automatic notifications for membership renewal to all members last night. I am sure many of you can't wait to pay for the membership fee! Due to the system change last year, there may be some confusion between the "Subscription" and "Membership" tabs in your account page. Please follow the procedure below for membership renewal.
Mark your calendar: 2019 ABSA Conference MABioN Luncheon: Nov 19, 2019 noon in East Meeting Room L
Hope to see you there!
ABSA International will continue to provide a discounted conference registration rate to those affiliate members who are not ABSA members. The discount falls between the member and non-member rate. Those interested in the discount will either need to fax/scan or call the ABSA Office and identify their affiliate to receive the discount. If you have any questions, please contact the ABSA Office.