This course will review the important aspects of the daily operation of a BSL-3 facility from two points of view; management of the facility and the daily operations.
Principles & Practices of Biosafety will introduce the essential elements of biosafety and provide extensive resource lists for use after the course. Interactive exercises will be used throughout to provide hands-on experience and to encourage networking and problem-solving among participants and instructors.
This course focuses on how the complexity of biological systems can be combined with traditional engineering approaches to result in new design principles for synthetic biology.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) module includes scenarios based on real cases to help healthcare providers recognize the early signs of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and differentiate it from similar diseases.
This workshop introduces participants to the challenges facing the world at the intersection of national security, public health, and the life sciences.
If you are interested in finding out more about the culture of biosafety, biosecurity, and responsible conduct, this guide is for you. A U.S. interagency Working Group was established in 2015 to implement the recommendation of the Federal Experts Security Advisory Panel to "create and strengthen a culture that emphasizes biosafety, laboratory biosecurity, and responsible conduct in the life sciences...
Next generation sequencing technologies are producing enormous amount of sequencing data. Analyzing this massive amount of data requires the ability to use the sophisticated tools and techniques in the Unix platform. This course will introduce the participants to the skills needed to get started with their NGS data analysis journey.
A new online training program developed by researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina helps keep health care workers safe when treating patients with Ebola.
This report presents a culture-based approach to the preparedness goals laid out in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) 2018–2022 Strategic Plan. It lays out four Guiding Principles for building Cultures of Preparedness, followed by practical strategies and examples that demonstrate successful outcomes in real-world settings.