Tag: Biosafety

A collaborative one-day workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity for Scientists held in University of Malakand

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article image Scientific research, with all its perks, has brought concerns of being mishandled. The safety of the environment, people, and the personnel involved is of prime importance. Biosafety has emerged as a separate discipline for addressing such concerns. It is formally defined as the safe handling and containment of infectious microorganisms and hazardous biological materials. Biosafety […]…Read More

Workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Day to the fast pace of research in life sciences there is a need to develop skills of scientists and researchers to combat biological threats within the region by providing training on biosecurity, biosafety, pathogen surveillance, and infectious disease surveillance and disaster response. This was the crux of the three-day Regional Workshop on Biosafety and Biosecurity in Life Sciences Research hosted by Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS…Read More

Biosafety protocols can implicate vivacious impact on NBSAP: Speakers

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article image Ahsan Jamil THE BIOLOGICAL diversity has turned out to be alarmingly corrupted in the last decade, to the degree that species elimination is assessed to be happening almost 1000 times speedier than standard levels. Patterns may keep expanding this century, ringing the alarm bells to the policy makers and the other stakeholders of the country. A consultative meeting was sorted out jointly by the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and International Union of Conservation of…Read More

Experts stress to incorporate biosafety significance in NBSAP

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A consultative meeting was sorted out jointly by the Ministry of Climate Change and International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Pakistan to discuss possible results of interpolating biosafety stresses into the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP). IUCN is upgrading the NBSAP for the Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan. Driven by Syed Mahmood Nasir, Inspector General Forest, identifying with the Federal Ministry of Climate Change, the meeting…Read More

NAYS Biosafety workshop series concludes

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: National Academy Young Scientists (NAYS) began a workshop arrangement in a joint effort with The American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS), USA to instruct and train youthful analysts and researchers about biosafety. The workshop series ended with its last event held at Karachi.Ten workshops were led in distinctive organizations/colleges across the country by NAYS for the sake of science popularization and promoting biosafety ethics. Aftab Ahmed,…Read More

MTP for laboratory biosafety held at UVAS

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Department of Microbiology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organized one-day "Master Trainer Programme for Laboratory Bio-safety and Risk Management" under a research project titled as Viral and Hemorrhagic Fever Disease Surveillance, Diagnostic Testing and Laboratory Capacity Building in Pakistan’. The workshop objective was to give a stage to national and worldwide specialists of human and veterinary health to take an…Read More

NAYS biosafety workshop series concludes

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STAFF REPORT ISB: National Academy Young Scientists (NAYS) began a workshop arrangement in a joint effort with The American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS), USA to instruct and train youthful analysts and researchers about biosafety. The workshop series ended with its last event held at Karachi. Ten workshops were led in distinctive organizations/colleges across the country by NAYS for the sake of science popularization and promoting biosafety ethics. Aftab…Read More

MTP for laboratory biosafety and risk management organized at UVAS

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Department of Microbiology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organized one-day "Master Trainer Programme for Laboratory Bio-safety and Risk Management" under a research project titled as Viral and Hemorrhagic Fever Disease Surveillance, Diagnostic Testing and Laboratory Capacity Building in Pakistan’. The workshop objective was to give a stage to national and worldwide specialists of human and veterinary health to take an…Read More

NAYS conducts workshop on biosafety in UAP

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: The workshop based on theme Biosafety/Bioterrorism and Risk Assessment in Agriculture Research’ was organized by National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS) in collaboration with Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) and University of Agriculture, Peshawar (UAP). The main purpose of the workshop was to sensitize students about biosafety ethics and promote a safer work environment in the laboratories and performing different procedures…Read More

NAYS conducts workshop on biosafety in UAP

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: The workshop based on theme Biosafety/Bioterrorism and Risk Assessment in Agriculture Research’ was organized by National Academy of Young Scientists (NAYS) in collaboration with Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre (PASTIC) and University of Agriculture, Peshawar (UAP). The main purpose of the workshop was to sensitize students about biosafety ethics and promote a safer work environment in the laboratories and performing different procedures.…Read More