Speakers at Pre conference course C. Working Safely in the Biosafety Cabinet (½ day)
Pre conference course C. Working Safely in the Biosafety Cabinet (½ day)
About the speakers
Academic Education and Degrees
Dr Felix Gmünder has an MSc in microbiology and a PhD in biotechnology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. He is a trained clinical microbiologist and is a Registered Biosafety Professional as recognized by ABSA. He served the Applied Biosafety Journal as the Associate Editor from 2010-14. As a member of the Swiss Expert Commission for Biosafety, he consulted the Swiss government agencies and regulators (2003-15).
Present Professional Position
Dr Gmünder works with Basler & Hofmann Switzerland as the senior global laboratory and biosafety consultant.
Dr Gmünder's expertise includes BSL-2 and BSL-3 laboratory design, commissioning, and validation, combined cGMP/biosafety production facilities, risk assessments, biorisk management systems, hands-on biosafety training, and BSL-2/3 audits, verification, and certification. Besides his decades-long experience in Europe, he has lived and worked as a biosafety professional for 10 years in South-East Asia.