New England Biological Safety Association

Happy National Biosafety Month - October 2016!  


BBUG Symposium:  

Save the date for the next meeting of the Boston Biosafety Users Group

Thursday April 13th, 9-11AM at Harvard Medical School

More information and agenda

Leadership Day in Biosafety  - NOW FREE!

Virtual Conference Experience from Behavior-Based Improvement Solutions

Friday April 14 all day


Eagleson Institute - Upcoming Courses:

BSL3 Seminar Series

April 24-27, 2017 - Minnesota Department of Health Laboratory in St. Paul, MN  

Register by March 17 for early bird pricing!

Click here for program brochure

Complete program information and registration can be found at

Preventing and Treating Biological Exposures conference and  IBC Conference
2 Conferences, 1 Location, 1 Week” series being offered in St. Augustine, FL on June 4-9.  The Event will feature Eagleson's biennial IBC Conference which will once again be paired with the annual Preventing and Treating Biological Exposures Colloquium.  Some topics covered during the week include: Safety Issues with CRISPR-Cas9, Best Practices in Animal Research, Human Gene Trials, Zika Field and Lab Exposures, Rodent Anaphylaxis, Implementation of Viral Vector Guidelines, Occupational Risks of Synthetic Biology, and Legal Issues Related to Non-Employees.  For more information on these conferences, visit

Yale-Harvard IBC Symposium and PreConference Courses

June 12-13, 2017 @ Yale 

co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Biological Safety Association Annual Meeting and ABSA 

CM credits for CBSP/RBP will be offered. 


The Institutional Biosafety Committees from Yale and Harvard have partnered again to create an opportunity for education and discussion on more challenging topics for IBCs, biosafety professionals, Principal Investigators and research institutions. The two-day event will be held jointly with MABSA’s Annual Biosafety Symposium.  A list of speakers and topics are now posted on the registration website.

Event Overview: Tuesday  June 13th, 2017

The Symposium will feature significant discussion and a Roundtable on post-exposure prophylaxis following exposure to lentiviral vectors in the morning session.  The afternoon session will feature presentations on the new BU BSL4 facility, a BSL3 protocol of intravital imaging of Risk Group 3 pathogens, and a talk on working safely with Zika virus infected mosquitoes.  

Pre-conference courses are scheduled for the day before on Monday June 12, 2017.

The symposium will take place at the Yale West Campus Conference Center, 800 West Campus Drive, West Haven, CT

We now have a JOB POSTINGS  page!