September 12, 2017 04:48 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

A five day workshop on the management of biorisk while working with biological agentsand toxins is being organized in the Panjab University from Sep.11-15. 2017. The resource persons – Cecelia Williams and Chuck Skeens – from SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES, USA are involved in International Biological and Chemical Threat

Reduction Programs globally. The workshop intends to train scientists, faculty and research scholars to enable them to reduce the biorisk to a minimum at their work  place. This is important for the biosafety of community at large. Sensitization to  issues of biosecurity including bioterrorism are also on the agenda of the workshop.  According to the organizer Prof Neena Capalash sixteen people from throughout India are participating. This is the sixth workshop in continuation and nearly 60 researchers  have been trained on Biorisk Management at Panjab University till now since 2014.   


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