VP for research stays course with grants on biosafety

CTU Vice President  for Research and Development Adrian Ybañez was one of 24 chosen out of 80 applicants  all over the country to join the dialogue at the National Training Center for Biosafety and Biosecurity (NTCBB), marking consistency  with the university’s goal to poise as regional leader in scientific researches.

With the US State Department-Biosecurity Engagement Program, NTCBB of the National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines, launched its 5th certification program on  August 13 through 24, where Dr. Ybañez had gained perspectives on the completion of modules to be disseminated thereafter.

NTCBB adheres to: creating a national training center for training and practice of the principles of biosafety and biosecurity in academic and healthcare institutions in the Philippines and promoting a culture of safety and security in all laboratories working on biological hazards in the Philippines and the region.

Expanding magnitude of reach to the academe, BioRisk Association of the Philippines, Inc. (BRAP) and NTCBB confirmed participation of CTU Barili faculty—Dr. Ruby Destajo, Dr. Jennifer Laurente and Dr. Maxfrancis G Talle—to the  seminar  on animal laboratory biosafety, biosecurity and biorisk management, which is specifically designed for veterinians and animal handlers, on Sep. 24 through 28, 2018. 

(BRAP) is an organization that envisions to have a secure (human, animal and plant) laboratory workforce and safe laboratory working environment, eliding future emerging and re-emerging diseases from an etiology of animal beginnings. Ann Myril Tiu/UICPA