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Job Posting: UNC Charlotte is searching for IACUC Program manager. Qualified candidate will coordinate the responsibilities of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) based on current knowledge of federal, state and local regulations, policies and guidelines to all faculty, staff and students involved in the conduct of animal research. This position serves as the initial contact for internal and external stakeholders involved in the IACUC program and is responsible for ensuring that all research and teaching involving live vertebrate animals conducted at UNC Charlotte complies with federal, state, and University regulations and policies.

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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 - 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

Interim Biosafety Officer, 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