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Bring Science to your Biosafety Program

Spots are still available for the 38th Year of The Control of Biohazards Course with administrative support by Atrium Environmental Health & Safety Services.
Course Registration Form 
Download Johns Hopkins’ Conference Center Hotel Room Registration Form  Room rate guaranteed until July 6, 2017
Course Lecture Schedule

 Former 1,600 USA course attendees – let folks know your opinion of the course usefulness.

Attendees receive the course training certificate, 4.5 ABSA CM points, a USB stick with continuously updated 1,170 pages of lecture slides and accompanying lecture handouts with hyperlinked tables of contents and hyperlinked references, and a printed binder of lecture slides.
Often imitated - never duplicated. No other biosafety course gives you this much current biosafety information.

Details at Course Website
Course email contact: Susan Bowers at sbowers@atriumehs.com
Course Dates: Monday August 7, 2017 through Friday August 11, 2017
Location: Johns Hopkins University Mt Washington Conference Center, Baltimore, Maryland USA

This course is on the ABSA Calendar

Course Brief Description of Background and Objectives:
ABSA preconference training programs were started by Byron S. Tepper and Richard Gilpin (Biosafety 101) many years ago.
Dr. Tepper asked Richard Gilpin to continue the course before he passed away in 2015.
The course is designed to provide in‐depth information to participants with or without prior biosafety experience.
Personal biosafety experience and science will be covered. Topics covered>

There will be in depth discussions and opportunities for informal discussions with course faculty below:
Course Director - Richard W. Gilpin, Ph.D., RBP, CBSP, SM(NRCM)-Emeritus, Richard W Gilpin PhD Ltd.
Shelley Jorgensen, PhD, RBP, Microbiologist, US Army (Retired)
 Michael Sauri , MD, MPH & TM, FACP, FACPM, Infectious Disease Specialist - Occupational Medicine
Joseph P Kozlovac, MS, RBP, CBSP, SM(NRCM), Agency Biosafety Officer, USDA ARS Office of National Programs
Robert J Hawley, PhD, RBP, SM(NRCM), CBSP, Independent Consultant, Biological Safety and Security