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December 2018

NIH Human Gene Therapy Oversight Webinar

December 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Chris Jenkins, Clinical Biosafety Services Principal Partner & Chief Gene Therapy Biosafety Officer, will be educating us on the updates to the NIH guidelines for research involving human gene therapy. This event is provided to BioNet members at no additional cost. Please reply to this email to register.  (DAVIDH@LJI.ORG)  

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January 20192019

BioNet Meeting

January 25 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
La Jolla Institute,
9420 Athena Cir La Jolla, 92037
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The next BioNet meeting will be held on January 25, 2019 at La Jolla Institute, La Jolla. Topic: “Moisture and Mold” presented by Larry Lindeen, President Air and Building Sciences, Inc. BioNet President Sheryl Major will also provide a Board update and outlooks for 2019. Please RSVP if you plan to attend to davidh@lji.org. Web access will be available. Please email smajor@ucsd.edu for access. Webinar access is free for members and $10 for non-members Attendance to the meeting is $15 for…

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February 2019

ANSI Z9.14 BSL-3 Ventilation Standard

February 27 @ 9:00 am - February 28 @ 1:30 pm
UC Irvine BSL-3 National Training Center ,
4600 Health Sciences Rd. Irvine, CA 92697 United States
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The ANSI/ASSE Z9.14 Standard focuses on performance verification of engineering controls specifically related to the ventilation system features of BSL-3/ABSL-3 facilities. Z9.14 is the only guidance document that provides a methodology to verify ventilation systems in such facilities.  The standard provides a risk-based approach to reaching containment goals appropriate to the risk of the agent and the laboratory activity. This 2.5 day course will provide a complete overview of the standard as well as provide practical hands-on training on how…

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April 2019

2019 BioNet Symposium

April 19 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
San Diego State University,
5110 East Campus Drive San DIego, CA 92115 United States
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The BioNet Annual Symposium is a one day opportunity to listen to five to six distinguished speakers on various topics of interest to the Biosafety professionals and anyone interested in other areas of laboratory-related safety or health, to discuss with exhibitors serving the local community, and interact and connect with colleagues. This event will be held at San Diego State University Tula Community Center on April 19, 2019. Click here for more detail regarding speakers and topics and here for direction.…

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May 2019

2019 BSL-3 Researcher Training Course

May 13 @ 9:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
UC Irvine BSL-3 National Training Center ,
4600 Health Sciences Rd. Irvine, CA 92697 United States
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BSL-3 Researcher Training Course is a five-day intensive training designed to prepare or review biosafety professionals, BSL-3 researchers and staff for the basics of safely working in and/or managing BSL-3 laboratories. This course includes a mixture of individual and group practical exercises as well as classroom training and now provides 5.0 ABSA CMUs. Review of biosafety principles and levels Risk assessment and management Waste management Laboratory management Safety procedures Emergency management Biosafety cabinet practices and procedures Small and large spill decontamination Donning…

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June 2019

Exploring Ethics Forum

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fleet Science Center, Community Forum,
1875 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Next free Exploring Ethics event will discuss: What is in the air we breath?, presented by Vicki H. Grassian, Ph.D., Executive Associate Dean, Division of Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego. The atmosphere is composed of gases such as oxygen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide. Other gases are present at much lower concentrations and include ozone, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides and formaldehyde just to name a few. Besides these gases, there is something else in the air we breathe:…

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November 2019

ABSA Annual Conference

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
Jefferson Convention Complex,
Birmingham, AL United States
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ABSA’s 62nd Annual Biological Safety Conference will be held from November 15 to November 20, 2019 in Birmingham, Alabama. The ABSA conference will be highlighted by preconference courses, 3 full days of scientific presentations and approximately 90 exhibitors at the ABSA Tradeshow. More information can be found on ABSA website

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