Upcoming OBA events

The NIH Office of Biotechnology Activities (OBA) will be participating in several conferences and events in the upcoming months. OBA will also be conducting training sessions that will offer information about the oversight of research subject to the NIH Guidelines, as well as promoting awareness about the requirements for institutional oversight of life sciences dual use research of concern. Please take note of the following events:

IBC Training Workshop at Texas A&M University OBA will be conducting an IBC training workshop on April 24, 2015, in College Station, TX at Texas A&M University. For further information and registration information, please visit: http://www.tamus.edu/research/nih-ibc-101/

IBC Training Workshop at Louisiana State University OBA will be conducting an IBC training workshop on June 2, 2015, in Baton Rouge, LA at Louisiana State University. For further information and registration information, please contact Gregory Hayes, ghayes@lsu.edu

2015 IBC Professional Development Conference The Eagleson Institute will be hosting the 2015 biannual professional development conference for Institutional Biosafety Committees. The conference titled "Beyond the ABCs of IBCs” will take place June 7-9, 2015, in Lafayette, CA. . In addition to participating in the main conference program, OBA staff will also be conducting a pre-conference IBC training workshop. For further information and registration information please visit: http://www.eagleson.org/conferences/nih-conference Questions about any of the above events may be directed to Dr. Kathryn Harris, Senior Outreach and Education Specialist (Contractor), NIH OBA, at 301-435-2195 or harriskath@od.nih.gov.