Job Posting from UNC Charlotte: 

Associate Vice Chancellor for Safety and Security -- Applicants should submit a cover letter expressing interest and a current resume to the University‚Äôs executive search firm: Martin M. Baker, Managing Partner Chelsie Whitelock, Principal Buffkin/Baker 10 Cadillac Drive, Suite 190 Brentwood, TN 37027

Messages from ABSA International:

ABSA International 61st Annual Biological Safety Conference.....Save the Date!

  • Save the date for the 61st Annual Biological Safety Conference, October 12-17, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina. More information about the conference can be found at Registration and the Preliminary Conference Program will be online in June.

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The Carolinas Biological Safety Association (CaBSA) is dedicated to providing educational and networking opportunities for Biological Safety Professionals in the Carolinas with the goal of promoting and maintaining the best possible practices in our workplaces.

The organization is a professional network of individuals with biosafety expertise wanting to promote connection across the Carolinas and southern Virginia by providing seminars and quarterly meetings to discuss biological safety.

Meetings are held on a quarterly basis. General leadership meetings (at least 3) will be hosted as a transaction of Association business and professional networking. This may include but not limited to;

1) Professional seminars

2) Network luncheons

3) Biological facilities tours

4) ABSA meetings

Our ByLaws (click here) can be downloaded for your review.

Elected Volunteers


President Elect - Don Eddington, PhD

Technical Consultant in areas including bio-decontamination, sterilization, aseptic processing, isolation technology and biological safety.

Industry recognized expert in the areas of hydrogen peroxide bio-decontamination, sterilization, isolation technology, aseptic processing and biological safety.

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President Elect - Cathy Moore, PhD

Research Specialist, UNC Charlotte Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics

Academic research scientist and mentor with broad experiences in molecular biology and laboratory safety.

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Treasurer - Kristin Long, PhD

Biosafety/Biosecurity Officer at the NC State Laboratory of Public Health

Assists laboratorians with biological hazard recognition, risk assessment, and mitigation in public health laboratories throughout North Carolina and serves as the Responsible Official for the Select Agent Program at NCSLPH.

Secretary - Jessica Poole, MS

Assoicate Biological Safety Officer at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Past Presidents - Patrick Condreay, PhD & Deborah Howard, MPH CBSP