University of Wisconsin – Madison has an immediate opening for Assistant Director & University Biological Safety Officer
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…
The Office of the Vice President for Research and for National Laboratories (OVPRNL) at University of Chicago has an immediate opening for a Biological Safety Officer.
The Department of Comparative Medicine at St. Louis University has an immediate opening for a Biohazard Coordinator.
The Office of Environmental Health & Safety at Washington University in St. Louis has an immediate opening for an Associate Biological & Chemical Safety Officer.
During the Annual MABioN symposium, the topic of all of the negative press that biosafety has been subject to in the past 6 months. Reacting to what we perceive as negative reports in the press in a defensive manner does nothing to improve the image of Biosafety in the public's mind. In fact, it can make us look guilty if we act defensive when challenged. As biosafety professionals we know the good that we do and how much our efforts make a difference, it is time for the biosafety community to go on the offensive and start marketing our profession in a positive manner.
Recently one of our members contacted NSF to inquire about the requirement for alarms on canopies attached to recirculating Biosafety Cabinets. We wanted to post this so members are aware of this coming requirement and can inform your administration, certifiers and other relevant personnel, in preparation for compliance with this requirement.