Past EBSA courses
02 December 2021
Instructors: Henrik Bregnhoj & Lawrence Dickson
This course will give you an introductory experience with application of current digital educational technologies like production and use of power point-based videos, planning and execution of webinars, and the use of an Learning Management System
18 November 2021
Personal Protective Equipment
Instructors: Ulrika Allard Bengtsson and Per Staugaard
This course will both give a theoretical overview of the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in BSL2 and BSL3 laboratories ...
16 November 2021
Epidemiology - what is it and what do these numbers really mean?
New date to be announced soon due to the instructor being out sick.
Instructors: Andreea Dobrescu
1. Introduction to Epidemiology
2. Summarizing Data
3. Measures of Risk ...
14 October 2021
Instructors: Jan Piet Tijssen & Cathy Bakker
This course intends to inspire you. To convince you that safety not only pays (for you and the company), but also is fun and moreover a serious profession.
30 September 2021
Bloodborne pathogens in the lab: minimize exposure & prevent infection
Instructor: Dana Brehar-Cioflec
Moderator: Heather Sheeley
This course will provide an overview on the main aspects of working safely with blood and blood containing materials in various types of laboratories (diagnostic, research, etc.).
Prevention of laboratory infections involving bloodborne pathogens will be addressed with focus on general and specific prevention measures, materials and equipment, as well as health monitoring.
Brief exercises will be included to highlight the discussed aspects.
International and European regulations and recommendations will be highlighted and relevant references and links will be provided.
19 August 2021
Disinfection and Sterilization
This course is an introduction to the subject. It describes the most commonly used chemical and physical methods, with an emphasis on the important criteria to be assessed in choosing an approach and verifying its effectiveness.
01 July 2021
Auditing for maximum impact – an introduction
Instructor: Julia Cotton
Biosafety professionals must be able to carry out biosafety and biosecurity audits and inspections, identify failures, non-conformities, corrective actions and areas for improvement and monitor progress.
03 June 2021
Introduction to vaccinology
Instructor: Gideon Kersten
The course gives insight in the exciting field of vaccinology. The relevance of vaccines does not need emphasis in these days. But how do they work? ...
20 May 2021
Gene Drives: Technologies, applications & biosafety challenges
Instructors Fred Wassenaar & Patrick Rüdelsheim
Gene drives allow for a trait to be transmitted to subsequent generations in a ratio that deviates from the laws of Mendelian inheritance. Active in sexually-reproducing species, they are powerful tools to “drive” ... read all info and register here