Yale to Host Three Days of Biosafety Training and Education

April 5, 2017

Yale’s West Campus will be home to three full days of biosafety lectures and professional development training courses from June 12-14.

The event begins on Monday, June 12 with two, four-hour professional development courses on “Viral Vectors” and “Case Studies in Biological Safety.”

The Yale-Harvard Biosafety Symposium will take place on Tuesday, June 13 and will feature presentations on Boston University’s BSL4 Ebola Laboratory, Zika virus research (lab and in mosquitoes), a roundtable on treating lentiviral vector exposures and imaging animals infected with high-risk pathogens.

These events are being held jointly with the Mid-Atlantic Biological Safety Association’s annual Biosafety Symposium.

Registration, schedule and travel information is available at harvardyalesymposium.com.

The 2nd Annual Connecticut Biosafety Alliance Symposium and professional development courses on Wednesday, June 14 will include a four-hour “Introduction to Biosafety” class. There is also a half-day Symposium with presentations on sharps safety in health care, morgue and animal facility setting and a novel disinfectant additive for ensuring proper disinfection coverage and contact time.

For more information or to register for this event, visit https://www.regonline.com/ctbiosafetyalliance.

Health and safety vendors will also be present each day.

All events will take place in the West Campus Conference Center.