Speakers at Pre conference course H. Tips for the successful evidence-based decontamination of contained use laboratories using liquid and gaseous disinfectants

Pre conference course H. Tips for the successful evidence-based decontamination of contained use laboratories using liquid and gaseous disinfectants

About the speakers

  1. Allan Allan Bennett

    Allan Allan Bennett

    Allan Bennett OBE
    Academic Education and degrees
    B. Sc (hons), Microbiology – University of Glasgow 1979-1983
    M.Sc, Process Biotechnology – University of Birmingham 1983-1984
    Present Professional Position
    Head of Biosafety, Air and Water Microbiology Group, UK Health Security Agency.
    Co-Head WHO Collaborating Centre in Applied Biosafety and Training

    Principal Investigator and scientific expert in aerobiology, biosafety, environmental microbiology, high containment laboratories, and disinfection. Heads a research group of 20 scientists undertaking research in the fields of respiratory virus transmission, aerobiology, biocontainment, water microbiology and SARS-CoV-2.  Has over 100 (h=30) peer reviewed scientific publications. 

  2. Suzanne Loret

    Suzanne Loret

    Academic Education and Degrees:

      • Degree in Biological Sciences (Option: Biochemistry) - UNamur, 1982
      • PhD D Thesis in Sciences (Physiology and Biochemistry) - UNamur, 1990
      • Specialized Diploma in Biosafety Management HEP Rennequin Sualem, in collaboration with the Scientific Institute of Public Health (ISP), 2006
      • IFBA Certification “Biosafety Professional” - July 2016

    Scientific expertise:
    Molecular and Cell Biology (including the use of lentiviral vectors)
    Present Professional Position: Biosafety Officer (since 2005)

    Teaching experience of Biosafety:

    • Annual training of UNamur students and staff
    • Invited instructor for staff training in Biosafety at the Biotech Analis
    • Coordinator and instructor of a 5-days Biosafety course – in French -for professionals at UNamur
      (6 editions: Sept 2014, January 2016, March and December 2017, Sept 2018 and Sept 2019)
    • Invited Instructor at the 5-day international course “Basic Principles of Biosafety” (Ghent - Sept 2015; Antwerp – Sept 2019)
    • Instructor of a 3-days biosafety course at the National University of Rwanda (February 2016)
    • Instructor of a 5-day biosafety course for master students of the St Xavier’s College Kolkata (September 2016)
    • Instructor at the 2019 EBSA pre-conference courses (course M – Disinfection and Disinfectants)

    Involvement in Biosafety associations:

    • Regular member of BBP (Belgian Biosafety Professionals) and EBSA since 2006
    • BBP steering team member for 6 years
    • EBSA council member in 2017 and 2018
    • ETWG member since April 2018


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