October 12-17, 2018

October 12-17, 2018

Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC

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Karen Byers, MS, RBP, CBSP

Biosafety Officer

Karen Byers manages the biosafety program of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute.   The Institute’s focus is on basic, translational, and clinical cancer research.  Karen is past-president of the American Biological Safety Association International, and a co-editor of Applied Biosafety, the ABSA International Journal.   She also directs the ABSA International Laboratory-Acquired Infection Database project, an open-access resource designed for ease of research on a particular agent. Karen co-edited the text Biological Safety, Principles and Practices, 5th edition, American Society of Microbiology Press, and  co-authored the chapter on laboratory-acquired infections in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th edition of that text.

Sessions

October 17, 2018
Session XVII: Biosafety Issues Associated with the Use of Laboratory Animals for Studying Emerging or Re-emerging Infectious Pathogens
1:30 pm  -  2:30 pm