October 13-18, 2017

October 13-18, 2017

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico

2014 Posters 2017-09-03T12:06:30+00:00

2014 Posters

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GOT GAS? GAS AND VAPOR CYCLE OPTIMIZATION AND VALIDATION USING BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL INDICATORS (BI/CI) IN A HIGH-CONTAINMENT FACILITY (PDF 3.2MB) (ID #1)(abstract)
Megan J. Sawyer, Megan Trapp, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

EFFLUENT DECONTAMINATION SYSTEMS: CONSIDERING ENERGY-EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVES TO CONVENTIONAL BATCH KILL TANK SYSTEMS (PDF 2.6MB) (ID #2)(abstract)
Joseph H. Wilson, Bio-Response Solutions, Inc., Danville, IN

THE PROCESS, BENEFITS, AND LIMITATIONS OF ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT DISINFECTION (PDF 1.6MB) (ID #3)(abstract)
Mark Czarneski, Clordisys Solutions Inc., Lebanon, NJ

A STORM IN A TEACUP—PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF VHP ROOM FUMIGATION (PDF 909KB) (ID #4)(abstract)
Daniel Kuemin, Spiez Laboratory, Spiez, Switzerland
Joerg Frank, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS OF SELECT HIGH-LEVEL DISINFECTANTS & STERILANTS (ID #5)(abstract)
Stephen J. Derman, Medishare Environmental Health & Safety Services, Cupertino, CA
Ronald J. Howell, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

I THINK I MAY HAVE ANSWERED SOME OF MY QUESTIONS ABOUT ULTRAVIOLET BULBS IN BIOSAFETY CABINETS (PDF 874KB) (ID #6)(abstract)
Tom Boyle, Rowan University, Stratford, NJ

DECONTAMINATION OF HVAC DUCTWORK (ID #7)(abstract)
Paul Lorcheim, Clordisys Solutions Inc., Lebanon, NJ

HOW THE QUARANTINE PERMIT SERVICE OFFICE CONTRIBUTES TO BIOSAFETY, BIOSECURITY, AND BIOSURETY AT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (ID #9)(abstract)
Adam Clarkson, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

TRANSFER OF SELECT AGENTS AND TOXINS: 2003-2013 (ID #10)(abstract)
Bryan Shelby, Debora Cartagena, Vondguraus McClee, Denise Gangadharan, Robbin Weyant, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

ALTERNATIVES TO DRY ICE—EXAMINATION OF TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH COLD-STORAGE PLATE SYSTEM DURING HOT SUMMER TRANSPORTATION (ID #11)(abstract)
Shuji Fujimoto, Fumiko Kojima, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Mika Shigematsu, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

PROCEDURE-SPECIFIC RISK ASSESSMENTS: USING THE ZURICH HAZARD ANALYSIS TO IDENTIFY DEFICIENCIES, SELECT PRECAUTIONS, AND CONTROL HAZARDS (ID #12)(abstract)
Dionna N. Thomas, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

RESTRICTED EXPERIMENT REQUESTS REVIEWED BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) (ID #13)(abstract)
Jacinta Smith, Denise Gangadharan, Robbin Weyant, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

THE CLEVELAND CLINIC EXPERIENCE OF USING AUDITS AS A KEY COMPONENT OF AN EFFECTIVE BIOSAFETY PROGRAM (PDF 119KB) (ID #14)(abstract)
Nicholas A. Tripoulas, Abby L. Bifano, Andrew Stempak, Stuart Kline, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

DEVELOPING A LAB MANAGER DATABASE (PDF 903KB) (ID #15)(abstract)
Ray Scheetz, William Pogash, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA


PROGRESS IN REDEVELOPING THE OFFICE FOR RESEARCH SAFETY AT NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO CAMPUS (PDF 2.2MB) (ID #16)
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Iwona S. Spath, Marina Zelivyanskaya, Reginald Blythe, Andrea Hall, Michael Blayney, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO MULTI-SITE IBC REVIEW AND OVERSIGHT: THE HARVARD CATALYST COMMON RECIPROCAL IBC RELIANCE AUTHORIZATION AGREEMENT (PDF 861KB) (ID #17)(abstract)
Sabune Winkler, Rebecca Caruso, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Ted Myatt, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Despina Felis, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Karen Byers, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Kathy Eklund, Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA


2014 National Poster Winner:

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 (PDF 605KB) (ID #18)(abstract)
Youngmi A. Girard, Safety, Health, and Environment, MedImmune, LLC, Gaithersburg, MD
Victor D’Amato, Kimberly DiGiandomenico, Atrium Environmental Health & Safety Services, LLC, Reston, VA


 

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH BIOLOGICAL SURETY (BIOSURETY) PROGRAM (BSP): THE BSP CERTIFICATION PROCESS (ID #19)(abstract)
Marisa J. Hickey, Deborah E. Wilson, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Katrina Matten, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, MT

WE THOUGHT WE WERE READY: CHALLENGES FOR A NEWLY IMPLEMENTED PERSONNEL SUITABILITY PROGRAM (ID #20)(abstract)
Haley Sinn, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Pamela A. Kostle, University of Iowa, Coralville, IA

MEASURES TO IMPROVE BIOSAFETY AT KUTAISI NCDC ZONAL DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY (ID #21)(abstract)
N. Sulaberidze, G. Giorgidze, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Tbilisi, Georgia

DIAGNOSIS OF TYPHOID FEVER IN UNDER RESOURCED COUNTRIES AT BSL 1 ON A SELF-HELP/LOCAL BASIS (ID #22)(abstract)
Shamsul Arfin Qasmi, MBQ Medical and Dental College/ MedPath Laboratory & Diagnostic Center/JPC, Karachi, Pakistan
Aqeel Ahmed, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Rabiyah Pirzada, MedPath Laboratory & Diagnostic Center, Karachi, Pakistan

ASSESSING AND IMPROVING BIOSAFETY PRACTICES FOR GEORGIAN MEDICAL PERSONNEL FROM LOCAL CLINICS WHO COLLECT PATIENT SAMPLES AND SUBMIT THEM TO THE DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY (ID #24)(abstract)
Nino Gugushvili, Lela Shashikashvili, Viktoria Tavadze, Keto Arobelidze, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Tbilisi, Georgia

IMPLEMENTING MODERN BIOSECURITY AND BIOSAFETY STANDARDS IN IRAQ: CHALLENGES & SOLUTIONS (ID #25)(abstract)
Sahar A. Al-Bayatti, Animal Genetic Resources Unit, Directorate of Animal Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, Baghdad, Iraq


 

2014 International Poster Winner

OVERSIGHT OF HUMAN AND ANIMAL PATHOGENS AND TOXINS — A CANADIAN APPROACH (PDF 1.3MB) (ID #26)(abstract)
Marianne Heisz, Office of Biosafety Programs and Planning for the Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


 

TRAINING THE BSL-4 LABORATORY WORKFORCE: WHERE WE ARE NOW AND WHERE WE ARE GOING (ID #27)(abstract)
Rafael O. Torres-Cruz, Antony Schwartz, Marisa Hickey, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

FURTHER ANALYSIS OF THE KNOWLEDGE RETENTION RATE AND STUDENTS’ INTEREST FOR THE INTRODUCTION TO BIORISK MANAGEMENT LECTURE (ID #28)(abstract)
Mika Shigematsu, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Shuji Fujimoto, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Mika Kigawa, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan

PREVENTING THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE: AN APPROACH TO PROMOTING SAFETY CULTURE WITH RESEARCH LAB PERSONNEL (PDF 2.1MB) (ID #29)(abstract)
Brandy J. Nelson, Holley M. Trucks, Eric J. Rouse, Delena W. Mazzetti, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY