2017 International Workshop on Biosafety Laboratory Management(First Announcement)

Date:01-09-2017   |   【Print】 【close

The 1st International Workshop on Biosafety Laboratory Management and Experimental Techniques organized by Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), will be held from October 18 to 28, 2017 in Wuhan, China. This workshop is designed for laboratory managers and directors, research and laboratory staff who plan to carry out infectious disease research in biosafety facilities from countries along the “One Belt, One Road” region, especially from the developing countries. The workshop will address key aspects of biosafety and provide practical training in high level biosafety laboratories (BSL).



1.      Learn the key components (risk recognition, risk assessment and risk mitigation) of a biorisk management system.

2.      Acquire knowledge on contagious pathogens and hands-on experience of safe operations in biosafety laboratories.

3.      Know basic design principles of biosafety laboratories.


Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS


Less than 20 people




1.      Introduction to Biosafety

2.      Laboratory Biosafety Management System

3.      Biorisk Assessment Contents and Methods

4.      Basic Etiology of Contagious Pathogens

5.      Protection Classes and Key Facilities of Biosafety Laboratory

6.      Biosafety Operation Norms

7.      Biosafety Management on Animal Experiments

8.      Preservation, Transportation and Management of Bacterial and Viral Strains



1.      The application deadline is September 15, 2017. An application letter and applicant’s resume are required. WIV, CAS will select the final attendee according to applicants’ resumes and other relevant information and inform the result as soon as possible.

2.      The cost of training will be fully supported by WIV, CAS.


Please email application letter and resume to :

Professor Hongping Wei

Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS

No. 44, Xiao Hong Shan, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430071

E-mail: hpwei@wh.iov.cn


For enquiry on invitation letter for visa application and others:

Ms. Han Zhang

Wuhan Institute of Virology, CAS

No. 44, Xiao Hong Shan, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430071

E-mail: zhanghan@wh.iov.cn

Website: http://english.whiov.cas.cn/