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Biosafety - Comprehensive Training

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
3:00pm to 5:00pm
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This course is designed for individuals who are working at Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2) with microorganisms (pathogenic viruses, bacteria, fungi or parasites), human blood, cell lines, or other potentially infectious human materials. The course will introduce key concepts in biological safety, biological exposure emergency response and prevention strategies against laboratory-acquired infectious diseases.

From 3:00 to 4:30, basic Biosafety and Bloodborne Pathogens training will be offered followed by more lab specific training including training on viral vectors (Lentivirus, AAV, etc.) and biological toxins. Not all students will need the full complement of training. Regardless of number of modules, the session starts at 3:00 PM for all students.

To enroll in this course:

  1. Log onto access.caltech.
  2. Under SELF SERVICE, click the MyLearn link.
  3. Click the Course Catalog icon.
  4. Search for class, click on the desired date and class hyperlink.
  5. Click on the Enroll button at top right of pop-up screen.

For more information, please contact Safety Office by phone at 626-395-6727 or by email at [email protected] or visit