Posters 2016-10-24T19:10:34+00:00

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2016 Poster Winners

[dropcap size=”24″]Scientific[/dropcap]TRAINING IMPROVE BIOSAFETY PRACTICES AMONG HEALTH CARE WORKERS: A THREE YEARS PERSONAL EXPERIENCE (ID #30) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Amna Shireen, Dow University of Health sciences, Karachi, Pakistan

[dropcap size=”24″]Informational[/dropcap]DEVELOPMENT OF A BIORISK MANAGEMENT (BRM) ELECTRONIC LIBRARY FOR THE ARABIC COMMUNITY (ID #20) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Heba Hassan, Agricultural Research Center- Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture, Cairo, Egypt


NEW OPTIONS FOR MEASURING BIORISK MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE (ID #1) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
LouAnn C. Burnett[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF INCIDENTS INVOLVING THE RELEASE OF BACTERIAL, FUNGAL AND RICKETTSIAL SELECT AGENTS REPORTED BY NON-REGISTERED FACILITIES IN THE UNITED STATES (ID #2) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Richard Henkel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

ADDRESSING BIOSECURITY RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH GENE MODIFYING & ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES TO MITIGATE REACTIONARY RESPONSES FROM THE PUBLIC AND GOVERNMENT (ID #3) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Nicolas Dunaway[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], At-Risk International, Chantilly, Virginia, United States

THE ROLE OF BIOSAFETY ASSOCIATIONS IN RAISING AWARENESS ON BIOSAFETY/BIOSECURITY (ID #4) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Lela Bakanidze[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Georgian Biosafety Association, Tbilisi, Georgia

HOW TO RENEW YOUR RBP CREDENTIAL ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET (ID #5) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Susanne M. Savely, DrPH, RBP[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States

NO NEUTRALIZATION NEEDED: CHLORINE DIOXIDE GAS DECONTAMINATION OF BIOLOGICAL INDICATORS WITH PAPER SUBSTRATES (ID #6) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Mark A. Czarneski[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], ClorDiSys Solutions, Inc., Lebanon, New Jersey, United States

CD GAS DECONTAMINATION OF EXHAUST HEPA FILTER UNITS (ID #7) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Mike Regits, DRS Laboratories, Inc., Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, United States

A MODEL FOR A BIOSAFETY AND LABORATORY ANIMAL RESEARCH OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM FOR INSTITUTIONS WITH LIMITED RESOURCES (ID #10) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Stephen Case[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

ISOLATION WARD FOR HIGHLY INFECTIOUS PATIENTS (ID #11) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Leslie Gartner[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

GREEN LABORATORIES (ID #12) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Dennis Nolan[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

RISK ASSESSMENT IN JORDAN (ID #13) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Ghaya Alwahdani[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Ministry of Health, Amman, Jordan

BACTERIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE INFECTIOUS RISKS IN A SEMI-PUBLIC BIO MEDICAL LABORATORY IN BENIN (WEST AFRICA) (ID #14) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Edna E. Hounsa[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Ecole Polytechnique d’Abomey-Calavi, Laboratoire de Recherche de Biologie Appliqué, Abomey-Calavi, Benin

ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF MORINGA STENOPETALA AGAINST SOME HUMAN PATHOGENIC BACTERIAL STRAINS (ID #15) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Basha Chekesa Lemi, Wollega University, Ethiopia

BIOSAFETY IN THE FIELD DURING STUDIES OF ANIMAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES (ID #16) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Lena Ninidze[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], National Food Agency, Tbilisi, Georgia

MEXICO´S BIOSAFETY AND BIOSECURITY PLAN AGAINST A POSSIBLE EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE NATIONAL EMERGENCY (ID #17) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Luis Alberto Ochoa[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], National Reference Laboratory, InDRE, Mexico, Mexico

BIOSAFETY LEVEL 3 PILOT PLANT – A FACILITY IMPROVING THE SAFETY OF FOOD PRODUCTION (ID #18) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Livia Schwendimann, René Imhof, Thomas Berger, Institute for Food Science, Agroscope, Bern, Switzerland

ASSESSMENT OF THE MICROBIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION ON ISOLATOR SUITS (ID #19) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Jackie Steward[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, United Kingdom

BIOSAFETY DURING WORK WITH INFECTED ANIMALS AT KAZAKH SCIENCE CENTER FOR QUARANTINE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES (ID #21) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Dinara Turegeldiyeva[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Kazakh Science Center for Quarantine and Zoonotic Diseases, Almaty, Kazakhstan

ENGAGEMENT IN REGULATORY AND LEGISLATIVE PROCESSES: AN UPDATE FROM THE REGULATORY AND TECHNICAL AFFAIRS TEAM (ID #22) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Meghan Seltzer, PhD[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], HHMI, Aldie, Virginia, United States

METHODS OF ASSURING CONGRUENCE BETWEEN THE IBC AND THE IRB OR IACUC (ID #23) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Nicholas A. Tripoulas[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

NO MORE DROSOPHILA IN YOUR SUITCASE: CREATING GUIDANCE FOR USDA PERMIT HOLDERS ON CAMPUS (ID #24) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Alaina Whitton[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A UNIVERSITY-WIDE OUTREACH PROGRAM TO PROMOTE SAFE TISSUE CULTURE PRACTICES (ID #25) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Christopher Aston[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Columbia University, NYC, New York, United States

ADVANCING BIOSAFETY AND BIOSECURITY IN OUR NATION’S LABORATORIES (ID #26) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Chris N. Mangal[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Association of Public Health Laboratories, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

FROM KAZAKHSTAN TO GRAM STAINS: INTRODUCING BIOLOGICAL SAFETY TO THE NEXT GENERATION (ID #27) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Lolly R. Gardiner[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], MRIGlobal, Rockville, Maryland, United States

DEVELOPMENT OF A BIORISK MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND TRAINING IN THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER, EGYPT (ID #29) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Mohamed A. Saad[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], CLEVB, Cairo, Egypt

A TWO COMPONENT APPROACH TO BIOLOGICAL HAZARD SHIPPING TRAINING (ID #31) (abstract[icon icon=”0062.png”][/icon])
Robert Foreman[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States

Past Recipients
National Poster Award

[dropcap size=”24″]2015[/dropcap] Vaughan P. Landon, Battelle National Biodefense Institute, Frederick, MD
Poster Title: Performance Characteristics of a Primary Containment System for Large Animals in ABSL-4

[dropcap size=”24″]2014[/dropcap] Youngmi A. Girard, Safety, Health, and Environment, MedImmune, LLC, Gaithersburg, MD
Victor D’Amato & Kimberly DiGiandomenico, Atrium Environmental Health & Safety Services, LLC, Reston, VA
Poster Title: Potential Health And Safety Risks To Employees And The Environment From Cell Sorting Operations And Identification Of Possible Aerosolization Or Other Exposure Incidents That Could Potentially Contaminate Other Operations In The Laboratory

[dropcap size=”24″]2013[/dropcap] Tara J. Schnell
University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, WI
Poster Title: Bio Hazmat Shipping Guide: A User—Friendly Tool for Biohazardous Materials Shipping Training at the University of Wisconsin—Madison

[dropcap size=”24″]2012[/dropcap] Benjamin Smith, Debra Brickey, PhD, CBSP, Gwynn Daniels, PhD, RBP, CBSP
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Poster Title: Preparing for Biological exposures in an Academic Healthcare Environment

[dropcap size=”24″]2011[/dropcap] Mark Grushka
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Poster Title: Project Management Model to Comply with Select Agent Regulations

[dropcap size=”24″]2010[/dropcap] Ted Myatt, RBP, Susanne Simon, Jennifer Bosselman
Environmental Heath and Engineering, Inc., Needham MA
Raymond Hackney, DrPh, CBSP
Duke University, Durham, NC
Kathleen Gilbert, CBSP
Harvard University, Boston, MA.
Poster Title: Current Trends in Institutional Biosafety Committees (IBC) – National Surveys of IBC’s

[dropcap size=”24″]2009[/dropcap] Melissa de La Garza, DVM, Stacy Perez
Southwestern Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, TX.
Poster Title: Non-Human Primate Biosafety and Biosecurity in Biomedical Research

Past Recipients
International Poster Award

[dropcap size=”24″]2015[/dropcap] Tea Bakradze, Nikoloz Barbakadze, Ernie Pierce, Alexandre Kanyuk, Jason Mott, Richard G. Lugar Center for Public Health Research, Tbilisi, Georgia
Poster Title: Innovative Application of Large Scale Gas Decontamination Methods at Lugar Center (Tbilisi, Georgia)

[dropcap size=”24″]2014[/dropcap] Marianne Heisz, Office of Biosafety Programs and Planning for the Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Poster Title: Oversight Of Human And Animal Pathogens And Toxins — A Canadian Approach

[dropcap size=”24″]2013[/dropcap] Tea Bakradze, MD[icon icon=”0273.png”][/icon], Susan Weekly, RBP, Dan Stainton, Eka Khabazi, Jason Mott
Battelle Memorial Institute, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
Poster Title: Implementation of Modern Biosafety Standards and Associated Challenges at the Richard G. Lugar Center for Public Health Research (CPHR), Tbilisi, Georgia

[dropcap size=”24″]2012[/dropcap] Susan Macken, Simon Parks, Jimmy Walker, Allan Bennett
Health protection Agency, Salisbury, United Kingdom
Poster Title: Re-aerosolization of Bacillus Atropheaus from Floor Materials

[dropcap size=”24″]2011[/dropcap] Ingrid Abbott-Permell, RBP
Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Burlington, ON Canada
Poster Title: Integrating Ergonomic Risk Assessments Into the Biological Laboratory Risk Assessments

[dropcap size=”24″]2010[/dropcap] Karin Hedebo Wassard, Henriette Schubert
NNE Pharmaplan, Soeborg, Denmark
Poster Title: Russia, For Influenza Research/Seed Production, Facility Design

[dropcap size=”24″]2009[/dropcap] Katsuaki Shinohara, PhD
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Poster Title: Reinforcement of Automated Logging System in Infectious Samples