Behavior Is the Key Ingredient in Global Biosafety

March 16, 2020

Ethical integrity and responsible conduct in the life sciences are vital to scientific advancement. Laboratory management systems that prioritize collective accountability and leadership behavior, while nurturing effective biorisk management principles play an important role in creating an international culture of safety. In laboratories where equipment and institutional mentoring are limited, staff must focus on what they can control. Out of this global need, ASM has been implementing a unique

Author: Katherine Heitz, M.Sc.

Katherine Heitz, M.Sc.
Katherine Heitz is a project specialist in the Global Public Health Program for ASM. She coordinates the Biosecurity Engagement Program in many countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa.

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