Wed Nov 28 16:20:32 2001 
From: Katrina Doolittle
Subject: Biosafety in Research Nov 30 

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New Mexico State University

Safety in Biological Research Symposium

November 30, 9:00 am - Noon
Corbett Center Auditorium


NMSU Environmental Health & Safety is sponsoring a symposium on safety in biological research.  This symposium will
highlight issues related to laboratory research involving potentially infectious, pathogenic or toxic agents.  All researchers,
administrators, employees, students and public are invited.  

Guest speaker Dr. Robert Ellis, Professor and University Biosafety Officer for Colorado State University will provide risk management strategies that have proven effective in a university environment.  He will also provide information on infectious waste management and operation of primary containment devices.  The symposium will discuss select agents and current regulatory challenges of biological research.

Breakfast snacks will be provided.  For more information contact Katrina Doolittle at (575) 646-3327 or