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Our Training Benefits Even the Most Experienced RESEARCH PERSONNEL.

From veterinarians to medical researchers, biochemical engineers to microbiologists… here’s what people are saying about our biosafety training classes and custom training programs.

Colette Wheler, Clinical Veterinarian, VIDO-InterVac

“Even with our extensive experience, the training we received at the IBTC fine-tuned our techniques and expanded our knowledge giving us an increased level of confidence and safety for our future work.”

“The training we received has also helped us to be more efficient and thoughtful during the handling of infected materials and animals, which in turn has helped the researchers obtain optimal results.”

“We would highly recommend the training program to our colleagues. The training was very thorough and rigorous and doesn’t take any shortcuts.”

“The trainers were very professional and they worked hard to ensure we got the most out of our time there. They were willing to tailor the training to our specific needs and they seemed to genuinely care about our future safety.”

David W. Brammer, D.V.M.; Diplomate, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine; Executive Director Animal Care Operations

“The training has empowered our staff with the knowledge to identify risks, and maintain procedures to keep themselves and other safe.”

“The training also allows practices to be standardized according to a proven high standard.”

Furqan Kabir, Assistant Manager, Paediatrics Research LAB, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, the AGA Khan University, Hospital 

“The training greatly enhances my confidence of being a safety coordinator, torch bearer & Master Trainer for my Institute.”

Dr. Richard Willson, Huffington-Woestemeyer Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor of Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences, University of Houston

“Just superb. Well thought out, organized, intensive and very effective. Accept no substitutes!”

Marian Downing, (Past) President, ABSA

“I was impressed with the level of training at UTMB, and particularly the hands-on approach.”

Tephassadin Tippawan, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences

“Due to experienced and competent trainers, individuals gain knowledge and skills to enhance their potential and maximize their performance and improve the management of safety process and work.”

“UTMB is competent in delivery techniques and methods appropriate to learning objectives, and has an appropriate level of technical knowledge, skill, or abilities in the areas they teach.”

Rachel Gamble, Biological Safety Officer/Select Agent Responsible Official, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology Office of Environmental Safety, Baylor College of Medicine

“The International Biosafety Training Center (IBTC) at UTMB Health has been instrumental in ensuring that the staff members have been taught and tested on using proper techniques, critical thinking, and waste disposal procedures which benefits not only the research quality but also the greater community by ensuring proper safety and containment.”

“The IBTC at UTMB has impacted the research at our institution by giving our staff members the needed guidance and technical skills to efficiently carry out their work in a high containment facility.”

“The training program offers the perfect opportunity for individuals to strengthen their technique and build additional skills on a rock solid safety foundation.”

 “I would wholeheartedly recommend the IBTC training program at UTMB to my colleagues. The level of expertise and individual instruction attendees receive immeasurable.”

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