This virtual 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. 

Pre-registration is REQUIRED and will be closed three business days before the scheduled course date. 

In order to register for this course, you must:

  • Send an email request to, and put “Biosafety training request” in the email subject line.
  • Attach a copy of the training certificate (VUMC Learning Exchange), or a screenshot of the course transcript (VU Oracle Learn View Transcript page), to verify completion of Biosafety 101: Standard Microbiological Practices.
  • Include your desired course date.  

Please see the training schedule below for upcoming dates.

Training Schedule

Date Time Location
3/8/2021 3/11/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM
3/19/2021 3/24/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM
4/5/2021 4/8/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM
4/16/2021 4/21/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM
5/3/2021 5/6/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM
5/14/2021 5/19/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM
5/31/2021 6/3/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM
6/11/2021 6/16/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM
6/28/2021 7/1/2021 1-3 PM ZOOM