Principles of Biosafety

Datum: 
ma, 11/09/2017 - 11:00 to vr, 15/09/2017 - 19:00
Waar: 
Antwerpen

https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/summer-schools/principles-of-biosafety/
 
PART 1

Monday 11 September 2017 - University of Antwerp

  • 9:00 - 9:15 h.
    Welcome - M. Clerinx (UAntwerp)
  • 9:15 - 9:45 h.
    How biosafety 'started' (theory) - D. Breyer (SBB)
  • 9:45 - 10:15 h.
    Regulatory framework (theory) - D. Breyer (SBB)

 Coffee 

  • 10:45 - 12:30 h.
    Risk assessment (theory) - R. Custers (VIB)

 Lunch 

  • 13:30 - 15:00 h.
    Risk assessment (case study) - P. Rüdelsheim (Perseus BVBA), N. Willemarck (SBB)

 Coffee 

  • 15:30 - 16:00 h.
    The biosafety structure in an organisation: parties and responsibilities (theory) - P. Rüdelsheim (Perseus BVBA)
  • 16:00 - 16.30 h.
    Introduction to risk management (theory) - N. Willemarck (SBB)
  • 16:30 - 17:00 h.
    Risk management: infrastructure (theory) - N. Willemarck (SBB)

Tuesday 12 September 2017 - Institute for Tropical Medicine

  • 9:00 - 10:00 h. 
    Risk assessment (case study) - P. Staugaard, M. Vaerewijck (UGent)
  • 10:00 - 10.30 h.
    Risk management: good microbiological practices (theory) - M. Vaerewijck (UGent)

 Coffee 

  • 11:00 - 11.30 h.
    Risk management: biosafety cabinets (theory) - P. Staugaard
  • 11:30 - 12:00 h.
    Risk management: decontamination (theory) - K. van der Meulen (Perseus BVBA)
  • 12:00 - 12:30 h.
    Risk management: waste management (theory) Indaver - A. Konings or colleague

 Lunch 

  • 13:30 - 17:00 h.
    Risk management in practice (in groups, rotating exercises, 1 h each): 
  1. PPE - P. Staugaard
  2. Biosafety cabinets -  A. Vergauwen (Belflux)
  3. Spill - K. van der Meulen (Perseus)
  • 17:00 - 17:30 h. Closure
     

PART 2

Wednesday 13 September 2017 - Institute for Tropical Medicine

  • 9:00 - 9:30 h.
    Welcome - K. Anthonis (ITG)
  • 9:30 - 10:15 h.
    Keynote: re-emerging diseases and biosafety - L. Rigouts (ITG)
  • 10:15 - 11:00 h.
    Infrastructure and containment (theory) - W. Kempenaers (VUB/Perseus)

 Coffee 

  • 11:30 - 12:30 h.
    Infrastructure and containment (case study) - P. Rüdelsheim (Perseus), W. Kempenaers (VUB/Perseus), K. van der Meulen (Perseus)

 Lunch 

  • 13:30 - 14:30 h.
    Decontamination, waste inactivation and validation - H. Imberechts (CODA)
  • 14:30 - 15:30 h.
    Movement of biological material (theory / case) - K. van der Meulen (Perseus)

 Coffee 

  • 16:00 - 17:00 h.
    Incidents and accidents, emergency planning - K. Anthonis (ITG)

Thursday 14 September 2017 - University of Antwerp

  • 9:00 - 9:45 h.
    Key note: genetic modification, new techniques and biosafety - K. Pauwels (SBB)
  • 9:45 - 10:30 h.
    Biosecurity (theory) - R. Bleijs (Bureau Biosecurity, NL)

 Coffee 

 Biosafety: general principles in different settings 

  1. 11:00 - 11:30 h. Cell culture laboratories - R. Custers (VIB)
  2. 11:30 - 12:00 h. Animal facilities - K. van der Meulen (Perseus) 

    Lunch
     

  3. 13:00 - 13:45 h. Biosafety 'off site' - S. Abdelatti (ITG)
  4. 13:45 - 14:30 h. Large scale production / GMP versus biosafety - A. Van Broekhoven (UAntwerp)

Coffee 

  • 15:00 - 17:00 h.
    Implementation of a biorisk management system (theory) - T. De Kesel (FEBRIS)
  • 17:00 - 17:30 h. Closure

TOUR ON FRIDAY

Friday 15 September 2017 - Institute for Tropical Medicine

  • 8:30 - 9:00 h.
    Introduction 
  • 9:00 - 12:00 h.
    Tours and exercises at ITG (in groups, rotating visits of 1 h each, including rotation) 
  1. 9:00 - 10:00 h.
    Insect facility - J. Van den Abbeele
  2. 10:00 - 11:00 h.
    HVAC area L2 and L3 - P. Van Eyndhoven / L Rigouts
  3. 11:00 - 12:00 h. 
    Animal facility - L. Verhelst / L. Claes (ITG)

 Lunch 

  • 13:30 - 14:00 h.
    Professional organisations in biosafety - D. Beeckman
  • 14:00 - 14:45 h.
    Poliopolis, studying a new polio vaccine - Hilde Revets (UAntwerpen, Vaxinfectio)
  • 14:45 - 15:30 h. Closure and coffee