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Biosafety Training

 In person biosafety training sessions are CANCELLED until further notice.  Remote sessions may be offered, depending on criticality of needs.  Please contact the Biosafety Office at to discuss the possibility of setting up remote training.

Biosafety training is required for anyone who will have contact with biohazardous materials. The initial training will be held in-person and the training will need to be updated every 3 years online at SOLE

Personnel listed under a BSL2 IBC protocol need to take the SOLE modules for Biosafety BSL2, and possibly Biosafety with animals, and biosafety with human tissues/cell lines (based on what work is included in the protocol).

Schedule of upcoming in-person biosafety training (Please RSVP to ):

April 21, 2020, 10:00AM in Erma Byrd 201

May 7, 2020, 2:00PM in Erma Byrd 201

May 19, 2020, 10:00AM in John Jones C (G285C South)

June 11, 2020, 2:00PM in Erma Byrd 201

June 30, 2020, 10:00AM in Erma Byrd 201

July 9, 2020, 2:00PM in Erma Byrd 201

July 21, 2020, 10:00AM in Erma Byrd 201


Biosafety level 2 (BSL2)

Needed for all work at BSL2

1st time– in person

Online refresh every 3 years (SOLE website)

Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP)

Needed if working with human samples/cell lines

1st time — in person

Online refresh annually (SOLE website)

Recombinant DNA (rDNA)

Needed if working with rDNA

Online using the SOLE website

Refresh every 3 years