This course builds on the information covered in the Biosafety 101: Standard Microbiological Practices course, and is intended for research faculty and staff who work with human materials, viral vectors, and other potentially infectious microorganisms. Completion of the “Biosafety 101: Standard Microbiological Practices” online module is required before attending this class. The last 30 minutes of the training session will include "Working Safely with Human-Derived Materials in the Lab" training.

Registration is REQUIRED. No walk-ins, please. 

In order to register for this course, you must submit a certificate or transcript (from the VUMC Learning Exchange or VU Oracle Learn), to show completion of Biosafety 101: Standard Microbiological Practices, along with your desired class date, to (Please put “Biosafety training request” in the email subject line.) You will receive a confirmation from a member of the Biosafety team regarding your enrollment.  

Please see the training schedule below for upcoming dates. Please note that classes fill up quickly so timely completion of the Biosafety 101 training, and submission of your training record and desired training date to is advised to secure your spot in that session.

Training Schedule