The committee held a workshop at the National Academy of Sciences building on May 12, 2016. Click the links below to view the recorded videos.

Workshop: May 12, 2016
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC


9:00  Welcome, Introductions, Workshop Objectives, Agenda Overview, Discussion Format (Steering Committee) – Watch video

9:20 Remarks from NIH – Watch video

9:35 Remarks from CDC – Watch video

9:50 Q and A with NIH/CDC Reps – Watch video

10:30 Morning Break

10:45 Discussion of Comments received via the THM (and any comments received during the workshop)

General Comments – Watch video (starts at 36:00 minutes)

Section I – Introduction – Watch video

Section II – Biological Risk Assessment – Watch video

Section III – Principles of Biosafety – Watch video

Section IV – Laboratory BSL Criteria – Watch video

Section V – Vertebrate Animal BSL Criteria – Watch video

Section VI – Principles of Laboratory Biosecurity – Watch video

Section VII – Occupational Health and Immunoprophylaxis – Watch video

Section VIII – Agent Summary Statements – Watch video

12:30 Lunch Break (on your own, see restaurant list on back; please return to the meeting room at 1:30 PM)

1:30 Continuation of Discussion of Comments received via THM (and any comments received during workshop) – Watch video

Appendix A – Primary Containment for Biohazards – Watch video

Appendix B – Decontamination and Disinfection – Watch video

Appendix C – Transportation of Infectious Substances – Watch video

Appendix D – Agriculture Pathogen Biosafety – Watch video

Appendix E – Arthropod Containment Guidelines – Watch video

Appendix F – Select Agents and Toxins –  Watch video

Appendix G – Integrated Pest Management – Watch video

Appendix H – Working with Human, NHP & Mammalian Cells & Tissues – Watch video

Appendix I – Guidelines for Work with Toxins of Biological Origin – Watch video

Appendix J – NIH Oversight of Research Involving Recombinant Biosafety Issues – Watch video

Appendix K – Resources – Watch video

Appendix L – Acronyms – Watch video

3:00 Afternoon Break

3:15 Continuation of Discussion – Watch video

4:50 Closing Remarks – Watch video

5:00 Adjourn Workshop