Virtual Lunch & Learn: Biosafety Considerations for Biological Sample Management in COVID-19 Research
Brandy Nelson headshot

presented by
Brandy J. Nelson, MS, SM(NRCM), CBSP

Biological Safety Officer
Institutional Contact for Dual Use Research
Adjunct Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, Department of Biological Safety


Key Objectives:

  • Review agent specific information for SARS-CoV-2 includingcontainment levels for experimental procedures
  • Discuss types of experimental procedures which can be
    safely conducted within UK facilities
  • Define Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) requir-
    ements forCOVID-19 research projects
  • Describe best practices for laboratory facilities handling
    COVID-19patient specimens



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