December 12 2013 at 12:00 PM
This training is required annually for all employees who work with materials that are handled at Biosafety Level 2 (BSL2), including work with human blood, body fluids, tissue, cell lines, animals infected with human pathogens, mammalian viruses, etc. Employees who have taken this class at least once at WSU may take the annual refresher on-line. Topics covered include:
Explanation of Biosafety Principles and Levels from CDC/NIH
Contents of the WSU Biosafety Manual & Exposure Control Plan
Explanation of bloodborne infectious diseases
Procedures to follow in an exposure incident
Safe work practices
Personal protective equipment
Use of biological safety cabinets and other safety equipment
Biohazard waste disposal rules, and much more.
Click here to view the Biosafety Powerpoint Presentation (note: viewing these slides does not count as training!)
Click here for an explanation of Biosafety Levels.
December 17 2013 at 1:00 PM
The offices of the Vice President for Research, Provost, and Faculty Affairs (School of Medicine) are pleased to offer this free career development seminar series for WSU faculty, chairs & directors, postdoctoral trainees & graduate students, and administrators. Seminars are free, but registration is required. To register, click on the seminar date.
The PAD Seminar: How to Get Published: Insights from Editors will take place Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center Auditorium. The moderator will be Derek Wildman, associate professor at the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics and editor-in-chief of Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, presenting: The journal review process.
Dr. Annmarie Cano (Psychology), associate editor of Health Psychology, associate editor of Journal of Family Psychology, presenting: Responding to reviewers and how to handle letters of rejection
Ms. Lauren Crocker (University Press), journals manager of WSU Press, presenting: What the publisher will need after your paper has been accepted for publication
Dr. Don Haase (senior associate dean, CLAS), general editor of the Series in Fairy-Tale Studies published by Wayne State University Press and former editor of Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, presenting: Publishing your book
Dr. Renée C. Hoogland (English), editor, Criticism: A Quarterly Journal for Literature and the Arts, presenting: Choosing and approaching the right humanities journal
Dr. Graham Parker (Pediatrics), editor-in-chief of Stem Cells and Development and executive editor, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, presenting: What is scientific misconduct and how do journal editors deal with it?
Dr. Victoria Neale (Family Medicine), editor-in-chief of Family Practice, and deputy editor of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, presenting: On-line publishing
Thank you to Media Services at University Libraries and the School of Medicine’s Biomedical Communications Services for videotaping the seminars.
We hope to see you there!